The Red Hat Society has many local branches throughout the UK but the HQ of the organisation is in the USA http://redhatsociety.com/ – from where you can get UK local details but you can also find information on local groups from the British RedHatters http://britishredhatters2.weebly.com/ To be a “RED HATTER” you must be over 50 years […]
Age of Creativity is an online platform to share, celebrate and inspire work in the field of arts and older people. www.ageofcreativity.co.uk We believe everyone has an inner artist whatever their age. Sometimes this will be about continuing a lifelong interest in or even career in the arts, for others older age may represent the […]
Although designed for school children, this website has proved very popular with older learners.
From maths, English literature and science to news, religion and British birds, there are more than 500 quizzes covering 12 subjects.
Gransnet is a fascinating site simply exploding with news, resources, discussion forums and opportunities aimed at ‘grannies’ but any older person will find it worth a visit. http://www.gransnet.com Sign up (free of charge) to be a member and receive the weekly online newsletter
Age UK is a new organisation created by the amalgamation of Age Concern and Help the Aged.
an American website for ‘Baby Boomer Women’ that aims to ‘totally transform the spirit and style of aging’.
It invites you to ‘join the forum and share your thoughts, experiences, humour and sass as you shine in all your mature magnificence.’ It even has a radio station!
Age Concern and Help The Aged have now become Age UK. See the Age UK link for full details.
TOFF is a non-profit making voluntary organisation which organises visits for anyone 50+ to the European Parliament with sight seeing, wine tasting and excursions to places of interest.
Seniors Network website offers a wide variety of information and links to sites focusing on health, leisure and book reviews and has a particular interest in campaigns to improve the lot of pensioners and the work of the National Pensioners Convention.
Offering adults with few or no qualifications the opportunity to study for degrees or Masters programmes.
The Ransackers project provides an opportunity for people over the age of 55, who have a positive view about ‘growing’ older & have not previously benefited from further education.
Older & Bolder promotes learning opportunities and needs of older people, the awareness of contribution older people make to learning, good practice in education, the needs of carers and support workers and policy in all areas that might affect provision and participation.
Age Concern and Help The Aged have now become AgeUK. For more details please see the link to Age UK.
growing old disgracefully is a network of friendship for older women.
Cruse Bereavement Care exists to promote the well-being of bereaved people and to enable anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss.
Grandparents Plus promotes the vital role of grandparents and the extended family in children’s lives.
The leading UK charity working in the field of reminiscence.