Age Unlimited is a programme from NESTA developing and trialling new services that allow people in their 50's and 60's to continue contributing to society through work and voluntary activity and keep socially active and networked in their local community so that ageing becomes a positive experience. Follow all the latest news from the project here.
It's now two years since we first came to NESTA with our working carers network idea. Building on the services that we provide through the Employers for Carers forum, we were looking to develop a model with the London Fire Brigade for an employee carers network which could be tailored and rolled out to other employers in the future.18.01.2012
As one of the projects to benefit from funding through NESTA's Age Unlimited programme, we embarked on a journey of project development which has been both uplifting and enlightening.16.11.2011
As one of the ten Age Unlimited projects, our mission is to help employers support carers through our Employers for Carers service. Thanks to support from NESTA, we're building on this offering by helping older carers extend their working lives and combine their caring and work commitments healthily and productively.19.10.2011
P&L, cash flow forecast, business plan, interest creating statements, sales, business development. You'd be forgiven for thinking that I'm about to launch into a long post about the jargon associated with business start-ups. In fact I'm reflecting on the new world that Third Sector organisations are having to adapt to in order to survive.27.09.2011
How do we find new ways to keep people in their 50s and 60s active and valued members of their local community, so that ageing becomes a positive experience?20.09.2011