The latest updates from Time to Shine – June 2017

The latest updates from

Time to Shine

Making Leeds less lonely for older people

In this edition:

Age Friendly Leeds: What’s Your Pledge? 

Everyone can do something to make Leeds more age friendly. Leeds City Council’s Public Health Resource Centre recently hosted a “Want to Know More” information session covering the ins and outs of what it means to be Age Friendly. Time…
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Ian’s experience of volunteering for Dementia Friendly Leeds

Before I did my work placement with Dementia Friendly Leeds I did not have much knowledge when it came to Dementia but I was interested to learn. With the placement came a lot of field work such as visiting different groups of organisations which…
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Louise’s experience of volunteering for Dementia Friendly Leeds

My experience at Dementia Friendly Leeds will not be forgotten quickly. I have had a really positive experience here and will take the key skills I have learnt with me in the future. Through the past six weeks I’ve visited multiple Dementia Cafes…
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Research Based Innovations in Healthy Ageing Symposium

A mix of academics, postgraduate researchers, primary healthcare stakeholders and a sprinkling of people from the voluntary sector made up the seventy of so delegates at this symposium which was hosted by Leeds Beckett University. Each of the seven…
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More than a Mealtime Lives Up to Its Name 

A Time to Shine project has meant finding something beyond friendship for two of its participants, Anita and Ken. More than a Mealtime, delivered by Cross Gates and District Good Neighbours, brings people together over one of the most important…
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Event: Men’s Health in Leeds

Across nearly all causes of death, men in Leeds are more likely than women to die at a younger age. Women outliving men is something that you often hear about, but have you spent time thinking about why this is? Here at Time to Shine…
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