Manchester City Council

People & communities Our age-friendly work

Our history

A brief history of the development and achievements of Age-Friendly Manchester (AFM):

1995-2003

  • Various ageing initiatives established including Older Age Working Party and Better Government for Older People programme
  • Winner of Beacon Council award for older people programme

2003

  • Valuing Older People (VOP) programme launched

2004

2005-10

2009

2010

2014 

  • VOP re-branded and AFM programme launched
  • Lord Mayor Sue Cooley dedicated her year of office to promoting our age-friendly city

2015

2016


For information about our plans for the future, please see our Work Plan.

For further detail about our work, please contact our Strategic Lead, Paul McGarry, on p.mcgarry@manchester.gov.uk.

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