Anita and Pat are voluteer community researchers with Connect Hackney, talking to other over 50s to get their views. In this Q&A they tell us why they got involved and how they enjoy volunteering.
Volunteering to help other people an make your own life better, writes Abigail Omolade from the Senior Citizens’ Media Group.
Travel broadens the mind, says Hyacinth Wellington from the Senior Citizens’ Media Group.
Aeroplanes have played a huge part in the life of one schoolboy turned RAF airman... By Walter Horton, Senior Citizens’ Media Group
You can eat your "5 a day" as a nice tasty smoothy, writes Kathryn Ware from the Senior Citizen's Media Group, who offers some juicy tips for taking on more fruit and veg
Gubsie Agolia-Aspinall, from the Connect Hackney Senior Citizens' Media Group, explains how volunteering has become an important part of her life, and encourages other older people to get involved
Andreas Kyriacou from the Senior Citizens' Media Group gives a personal account of how he became a volunteer in the local community, offering company and support to people who are lonely or isolated
Men vs Cancer is a support group run by St Joseph's Hospice. Laurie Allen, from our Senior Citizens' Media Group reports
Hackney's older residents can get a Freedom Pass for public transport when they reach the age of 60. But more needs to be done to make buses and other transport accessible for older and disabled people, writes Abigail Nike Omolade from our Senior Citizens' Media Group