I work for an intergenerational charity in Scotland called Generations Working Together. We aim to bring younger and older people together, to encourage projects where younger and older people mix …Read full article on An Intergenerational Perspective
Dear Scottish and English friends I am so grateful to Maureen for this giving me this chance to share some thoughts about the James Houston Center for Faith and Successful …Read full article on James Houston Center for Faith and Successful Aging
I’m fortunate to have two part time jobs. I work as a research assistant at the University of Edinburgh with “bold” (Bringing out Leaders in Dementia) project and, I am …Read full article on Community Belonging – Lessons from lockdown
The corona virus pandemic has changed the world as never seen before. It has meant that the Scottish Government has had to move quickly to put plans in place to …Read full article on Looking after ethnic minority older people during the Corona-19 pandemic in Scotland
Around 1998 I was a home visitor for a project supporting older people. As part of this I visited a woman who I’ll call Edie. Edie had married late in …Read full article on A Powerful Reunion
Since the start of the lock-down we’ve had a special kind of music in our house. Not special because of its genre or style. Not reliant on well known composers, …Read full article on Locked-in, lucked out ….
During the last few months amongst other national changes, we’ve started to use words and phrases that we’ve never used before and as is so often the case, under closer …Read full article on Fancy a new word…?
‘It’s only us mum.’ ‘How did you get in son?’ ‘There is a keybox outside your door, we insert the code and use the key that’s in it.’ ‘Oh well, …Read full article on Wash behind your ears
For well over a hundred years, radio has played an important part in international, national and private lives journaling every part of our history. From a personal point of view …Read full article on The Nation’s Comfort Blanket