People and communities Our age-friendly work

Our Work Plan

You can download our detailed Work Plan, illustrating the upcoming priorities for Age-Friendly Manchester.  Here's a summary:

Age-friendly neighbourhoods

  • To support older people to deliver and participate in community projects and activities.
  • To promote local social, cultural and leisure opportunities that support good health and wellbeing.
  • To reduce the risk of social isolation and loneliness.

Age-friendly services

    • To increase awareness and application of the Age-Friendly Manchester Older People's Charter principles.
    • To increase economic and cultural participation among older residents.
    • To improve the health and wellbeing of older residents.

    Communication and involvement

      • To enhance the opportunities for older people to participate in and influence Age-Friendly Manchester.
      • To increase the number of communications issued in age-friendly formats.
      • To promote Age-Friendly Manchester.

      Knowledge and innovation

      • To complete a needs and assets assessment of the city's older population.
      • To agree a new set of indicators to measure progress for Age-Friendly Manchester.
      • To deliver research projects that make a difference to the lives of older people.

      • To increase recognition of age-friendly approaches in local, national and international strategies and funding programmes.
      • To strengthen Manchester's collaborative partnerships locally, nationally and internationally.
      • To secure funding for Age-Friendly Manchester.

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