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Our Impact

In 2020/21

  • We have helped over 37,000 older people in the Boroughs of Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster and Hammersmith and Fulham find important solutions to healthy aging

  • We have reached an additional 70,000 older people nationwide through our health and wellbeing website

  • We have reached 9,000 older people in bringing awareness of scam and fraud

  • We have helped contribute to important research studies ran by universities

  • We have worked in bringing digital training and help to older residents.

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  • We are the only UK older peoples’ charity partnering with world-renowned consultant surgeons, clinics, and health professionals (both private and NHS) and internationally recognised health and research organisations in bringing  live events to our members

 

  • We have partnered on research projects with universities including Imperial College, University College, the University of Greenwich, and Anglia Ruskin University

 

  • We have partnered with museums including the Design Museum, National Army Museum, Kensington Palace, Historic Royal Palaces and the Royal Society of Sculptors

 

  • We organised the largest indoor event in the UK to commemorate Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th birthday in 2016. We worked with the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in organising this and the Votes for Women event – a government initiative

And Much More….  

 

Please see our publication What We Do

 

       

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We helped minimise the impact of Covid-19 on our most vulnerable residents and ensured that isolation didn’t have to mean coping alone

 

We remain a source of advice and information on

vaccines and the variants

 

During the pandemic we offered guidance and support to both members and the wider community in these extraordinary times. We have been working with the Council's Housing Management Team and have continued to expand our reach in the Borough. We have been reaching over 400 members on the Chat Line and delivering food packages to over 314 self-isolating residents during the Lockdown. Our services include:

  • Information and regular updates about the pandemic via Zoom events, emails, fact sheets through the mail and links to special websites such as the Harvard Health Coronavirus Resource Centre

  • Wide range of essential information emailed weekly to all members online

  • A monthly newsletter to both members online and those who are not through the mail, reaching over 1,800 members

  • We reached over 120,000 older people through our Senior Health and Wellbeing website which has special information and videos about the pandemic

  • Distribution of Fact Sheets on self-care and health and wellbeing issues to over 1,800 members both online and through the mail

  • A range of virtual activities and keep fit sessions online

  • Offering online courses given by Harvard University on health and wellbeing to include mental health issues.

  • Our Tai Chi courses was transferred to Zoom

  • Our Mindfulness Courses was transferred to Zoom

  • Zumba Classes on Zoom

  • Free Legal Question & Answer sessions with the Legal Practice on Zoom