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Creative Ageing Conference in Munich

Creative Ageing Conference in Munich

A presentation on our Ageing Well Festival received a great response when it was given by Caroline Ridley and Louise Peim at the Creative Ageing Conference in Munich this week. The conference was the final event of a two-year programme in which ideas and good practice...

Launch of the BHCC Active For Life Consultation

Launch of the BHCC Active For Life Consultation

Our CEO Caroline Ridley was invited to talk at the launch of the BHCC Active For Life consultation on 4th May. Caroline spoke on the value of keeping active as we age, highlighting examples from older people who have used our services at The Hop 50+ and through our...

Trustee Recruitment

Impact is looking to recruit three more people to join our longer standing Board of Trustees. Being a trustee is a great way to: support a cause you believe in; develop new skills; enhance your CV; work with a wide range of people; gain work experience, and give...

Volunteer Advocate Awarded MBE

We are delighted to share the news that one of our Impact Advocacy volunteers has been awarded an MBE. Martin Phillips has been a Volunteer Advocate with us for over six years. His dedication and commitment to issue based Advocacy has been unwavering and we are...

Hop 50+ Café Receives Elite Award for Food Hygiene

The Hop 50+ Café received a Food Hygiene Rating of 5 (Very Good) from Brighton and Hove City Council on 24 June 2021. As this was the third consecutive occasion on which they received a top 5 score, The Hop 50+ Café qualified for the Scores on the Doors Elite Award....

Stopover 9 is Opening!

We are very happy to reveal that we are now set to open Stopover 9, which will enable us to host more young women who most need housing in a safe, secure and supportive environment in Brighton and Hove. There is increasing demand for supported housing and our model of...

VIDEO: Ageing Well Festival 2021

 We are pleased to announce a film documenting some of the highlights of the events that took place at Ageing Well Festival 2021 (courtesy of videographer Aaron Wood and photographer Maria Scard) is now available for viewing on the AWF homepage.  Prior to AWF 2021's...

Online Advocacy Volunteer Information Session

Join us to find out more about volunteering for the Advocacy service. A great work experience opportunity and the chance to make a difference and be part of a passionate and friendly team. We will talk about the advocacy service; the different roles available and the...

People Affected by Dementia in Brighton & Hove Offered New Support

Anyone in Brighton & Hove affected by dementia can now access support via Ageing Well to find ways to increase their overall wellbeing. Through the Ageing Well’s Single Point of Contact (SPOC) telephone service, people living with dementia and those caring for...