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About AGE UK

Age UK has a vision of a world in which older people flourish. Its aims to'improve later life for everyone through its information and advice, campaigns, products, training and research. Age UK stands up for the 14 million people in the UK who have now reached later life, and also speaks for the long-term interests of everyone so that experiences of ageing grow better for each passing generation. Age UK works to make a difference in five key areas: Money Matters, Health & Wellbeing, Home & Care, Travel & Lifestyle and Work & Learning




Thematic Café on “Celebrating Age – Changing Perceptions of Ageing”

Purpose:
 
Energizing all parts of society to act together to change attitudes towards ageing

Goals:

Individual:
  • People leave feeling more positive about ageing
Local:
  • Leave feeling empowered to spread the word of positive ageing in local area.
  • Policy makers listen and value older adults
  • Positive language on ageing
  • Recognizing economic value of active ageing
Community:
  • Bring action plan back to their community, commitment
National:
  • Encourage Stakeholders to make a pledge
  • Starting the Wave


Spirit of the World Café

http://bit.ly/EnglishSpiritWorldCafe

Presentation for the Thematic Café

Press Release

English (PDF)

Video Documentation

What does Active Ageing mean to me?
A Celebration of Age –Changing the perceptions of Ageing
A Celebration of Age – A poem by Carol Robson

Photos

http://bit.ly/EVAALondon

Reflection

English

EVAA Final report

English 
EVAA London Thematic Café