Symposium of Ideas 2017 Gallery

A huge thank you to everyone who helped to make Torbay’s first ever Symposium of Ideas so successful! Nearly 400 people attended the Ageing Well event, which was held at Central Church, Torquay on Saturday 6th May. The feedback from the event has been resoundingly positive.  “The Symposium was excellent, very well organised and very enjoyable”  “I would like more of these events with activities so … Continue reading Symposium of Ideas 2017 Gallery

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8 New Partners join Ageing Well Torbay

Recently there has been a wealth of TV shows and newspaper columns dedicated to the issue of loneliness and isolation in older people living in the UK. One particular show that seems to have caught a lot of people’s attention, involves a group of young children spending time with residents from a care home, with a very positive result for both age groups. When you … Continue reading 8 New Partners join Ageing Well Torbay

The Swinging Sixties Return

The swinging sixties are coming back to Torbay! What interesting summer weather we have been having recently, one minute it is a howling gale and the next blazing sunshine, it makes it hard to know what season it is. I should be used to this really, because seasonal confusion is a daily part of my line of work. You are probably blissfully unaware but across … Continue reading The Swinging Sixties Return

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The Big Commission

The collaboration workshops for the Big Commission are designed to get groups and agencies thinking about what they have in common, their different strengths, and the potential for collaboration.  These workshops will be facilitated by Claire Moyes from Hall Aitken (the Ageing Well Torbay support agency). If you are interested in tendering for the Big Commission we strongly advise you to attend a Collaboration workshop … Continue reading The Big Commission

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£200,000 Innovation Fund Launches

A new £200,000 fund has been launched in Torbay, for local organisations and groups to tackle loneliness and isolation in people over the age of 50. For more info, please visit our Innovation Fund page. We’re also looking for Panel Members, to help make important decisions on who and what receives funds from the Innovation Fund. If you’re interested, visit our Panel Members page.   Continue reading £200,000 Innovation Fund Launches

Thanks to all involved in the Symposium of Ideas

A huge thank you to everyone who helped to make Torbay’s first ever Symposium of Ideas so successful! Nearly 400 people attended the Ageing Well event, which was held at Central Church, Torquay on Saturday 6th May. The feedback from the event has been resoundingly positive. “The Symposium was excellent, very well organised and very enjoyable” “I would like more of these events with activities … Continue reading Thanks to all involved in the Symposium of Ideas

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Torbay’s first ever Symposium of Ideas!

The first ever Torbay Symposium of Ideas is being held on Saturday May 6th at Central Church Tor Hill Road, Torquay. It is a completely free event arranged by Ageing Well Torbay and everyone, whatever their age is welcome to come along. On the day there will be talks, including how to become an amateur astronomer by Torbay Astronomical Society, you can also find out … Continue reading Torbay’s first ever Symposium of Ideas!

Carers Aid Torbay – March 2017

We are a small not for profit organisation- 1 full-time worker and 5 part-time workers. We have about 50 volunteers on our list who support us monthly We provide support, signposting and advocacy to over 740 families in the Bay. We support unpaid Carers –anyone who Carers for a family member, neighbour or friend who would find it hard to manage without them… We will … Continue reading Carers Aid Torbay – March 2017

Press Release: Art and Poetry Competition Announced

Ageing Well Torbay is launching an Art and Poetry Competition, as part of the  Symposium, which is coming up on the 6th May, at Torquay Central Church (more information to follow soon). The Symposium will be an event focusing on talks, workshops, drop-in sessions and advisors, who will seek to give people over 50 the chance to find out more about what opportunities are available … Continue reading Press Release: Art and Poetry Competition Announced