Older people

08 Jun 2021
Recent research conducted by a Shropshire home care provider has explored the experiences of older people during the pandemic and their concerns over life returning to normal.   Shrewsbury-based Radfield Home Care, which operates throughout the UK, surveyed 250 adults aged 60 and above to understand and shine a light on the experiences of older people during the various national lockdowns.  ...
06 Mar 2020
A Shropshire grandmother who survived two world wars says living an ‘ordinary’ life and keeping fit is the secret to longevity. Gladys Jarvis has just celebrated her 105th birthday making her one of the oldest living people in Shropshire. Born just one year after the start of World War One on February 27, 1915, in Middlesex along with her identical twin Edith, Mrs Jarvis, now a resident at Stone...
Sabadell, 2018: Meeting of Senior Social Entrepreneurs and facilitators from France, Spain/Catalunya, Denmark, Bulgaria and Shropshire.
11 Jun 2018
A University Centre Shrewsbury Centre (UCS) event is being held to build on work to support older people to get involved in and benefit their communities. The free morning of presentations and discussion will take place at Guildhall, UCS’s learning and research base in Frankwell Quay, from 9am to 1pm, on Tuesday June 19, 2018. The event will showcase the Senior Social Entrepreneuring (SSE)...
3 Mardol Gardens, Shrewsbury. Image
18 Feb 2015
Local, independent charity for older people, Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin is setting up a Shrewsbury Supporters Group. Heather Osborne, the charity’s chief executive says: ‘As a local older people’s charity we provide a range of different services across Shropshire. We support 39 social centres for frail older people, each of which is run one day a week by a superb team of volunteers,...
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