The latest updates from Time to Shine — October 2017

The latest updates from

Time to Shine

Making Leeds less lonely for older people

In this edition:

New Time to Shine Commissioning Opens 9 October

Our latest and final commissioning round for Time to Shine is about to open. Funding is available for third-sector organisations who want to help find out what makes a different for social isolation and loneliness amongst older people in…
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Time to Shine in the News

Time to Shine’s recently opened photography exhibit has received some press attention, which will help spread the word about the problem of social isolation and loneliness as well as inform Leeds what we are trying to do about it. The…
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Real-Life Stories: Digital Angels

Vera was tired of sitting on her own watching television. She lives alone and is unable to leave the house without help. Vera’s family bought her a tablet but Vera didn’t even have a radio growing up so she felt confused and left out with…
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Sage celebrate International Day of Older People

Idop 2017 – Sage – October 13th – Heart Community Centre To celebrate International Day of Older People Sage are offering a chance to learn more about the issues for older LGBT people who are living with Dementia. The event will include…
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Real-Life Stories: Learning Facilitation

The Time to Shine learning facilitator delivered a ‘Transitions into Retirement’ course, in partnership with Leeds City Council. One attendee, Mrs. P said that the thought of retirement really frightened her, as her…
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Loneliness Through a Lens

Time to Shine, a project led by Leeds Older Peoples Forum and funded by the National Lottery presents ‘Loneliness through a Lens’. This photographic display looks at Social Isolation and Loneliness through the eyes of Leeds residents aged fifty and…
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Community Correspondent: Partition, WY Playhouse

Review by: Mary Johnson-Green Living as I do in post WW2 Britain, the word partition meant little to me, until recently. The 70th anniversary of this historic event has prompted an outpouring of information on TV, radio and in the newspapers…
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Real-Life Stories: Supporting Wellbeing

Mr. and Mrs. H are a very close couple and rarely did things without each other. They used to attend a lunch club together but Mr. H had a fall and was unable to leave the house for a long time as there was no grab rail.Mrs. H has recently been…
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Recent Articles:

Next Commissioning Round: Information Workshops
Leeds Older People’s Forum Celebration
Funding Opportunity for Social Enterprises
New Comic Relief Funding for Older People’s Projects
Our Newest Delivery Partners: Small Funds Round 4

 

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