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Older People's Forum and Board

The Older People's Forum and Board meetings are held at Manchester Town Hall and are open to registered residents of the city aged 50 and over.

Older People's Forum

The Forum meet annually and act as a consultative body, providing an opportunity for older people to voice their questions, concerns and advice directly to decision makers. 

To find out more, contact the Age-Friendly Manchester team on or 0161 234 3391.

You can register for Forum membership by completing a registration form:

Older People's Board

The Age-Friendly Manchester Older People's Board is a formal meeting taking place approximately every six weeks.  The Board includes and represents older people, addressing issues affecting the quality of life for older residents and their communities across Manchester.  Our Board members provide a vital voice for older people in the city.

Members of the Board are elected as representatives of the Older People's Forum, representatives of citywide older people's organisations, or co-opted. 

If you would like any further information about the Board, including applying for membership, please contact the Age-Friendly Manchester team on or 0161 234 3391.

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