Older People

12 – 13 July | Ageless Festival 2024 Tickets Now On Sale!

By |Events, Events, Health & Care, MailChimp, Older People
2024-04-08T15:16:47+01:008th April 2024|

Yorkshire Dance's Ageless Festival returns this July with an unmissable line up of performances, talks and workshops which invite you to reimagine age. The events will be taking place over a two-day period between Friday 12 July [...]

30 April | Free Training for staff and volunteers in Leeds on Pension Credit and Attendance Allowance

By |Cost of Living, Health & Care, MailChimp, Older People, Training
2024-04-04T17:59:32+01:004th April 2024|

Leeds Older People's Forum is pleased to have arranged training specifically for Leeds, delivered by Independent Age. This 1 hour 30 minutes, online course (via Teams) aims to give frontline workers an introductory overview of Pension Credit [...]

Share Your Experiences of Home Care Support with Leeds City Council

By |Communities of Interest, Have your say, Health & Care, Learning Disability, MailChimp, Older People, PSI
2024-02-22T13:46:08+00:0020th February 2024|

Do you receive home care support or support people who do? If so Leeds City Council (LCC) would like to speak to people who have home care support arranged through LCC, to share their experiences and contribute [...]

Funding available for Active Travel Hubs

By |Communities of Interest, Funding, Health & Care, MailChimp, Older People
2024-01-31T14:09:50+00:0031st January 2024|

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority Active Travel Team have funding available to create Active Travel Hubs within communities. These hubs would act as a one-stop-shops that cater for people’s walking, cycling, scooting and wheeling (using a wheelchair [...]

Mature Driver Appraisals: keeping older people driving safely for longer

By |Health & Care, MailChimp, News, Older People
2024-01-26T14:50:58+00:0022nd January 2024|

Leeds Older People’s Forum and the William Merritt Centre are leading a pilot scheme to support older drivers to drive safely for longer. The Mature Driver Appraisal is part of our Driving Change Together project. Book your Mature Driver [...]

Trending Elders Survey Results

By |Cost of Living, Health & Care, MailChimp, News, Older People
2024-01-08T16:16:18+00:008th January 2024|

Leeds Older People's Forum (LOPF) has been running a project called Trending Elders. Trending elders is a quarterly survey of member organisations, through which they gather up-to-date intelligence on the issues affecting older people in Leeds. Their [...]

Household Support Fund Leeds – Cost of Living Grants

By |Communities of Interest, Cost of Living, Funding, Harnessing the Power of Communities, Health & Care, MailChimp, Older People
2024-02-15T18:07:55+00:003rd January 2024|

The Household Support Fund (HSF) is a Central Government fund to help people in need pay for food and fuel.  Applications have now closed. This funding was administered by Forum Central for organisations to distribute to the [...]

Orange Travel Wallets Scheme for West Yorkshire

By |Health & Care, Inclusion, Learning Disability, MailChimp, News, Older People, PSI
2023-12-19T10:55:50+00:0019th December 2023|

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority has recently launched a new initiative called the Orange Travel Wallet scheme, to help people with communication difficulties or disabilities to use public transport.   The bright orange wallet is a subtle way [...]

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