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International Day of Older Persons: our contribution on transport

Connect Hackney and our colleagues at Ageing Better in Camden, have published a joint paper setting out older people's views on the future of transport in London, to mark International Day of Older Persons on 1 October.

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Survey: tell us what makes a difference and win a £50 voucher

It’s not always easy to keep up a good social life after the age of 50. Sometimes things happen that can make it harder to spend time with others as you get older.

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Can your group host a discussion on social isolation?

Connect Hackney is recruiting local organisations to host "community conversations" on the topic of social isolation and loneliness, with a focus on people aged 50-plus.

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50 yaş üstü Kürt ve Türk kadınlar için sosyal etkinlikler / Social activities for Kurdish and Turkish women over 50

50 yaş üstü kadınlar, Connect Hackney projesinin sunduğu etkinliklerde, hafif eksersizler yaparak ve şarkılar söyleyerek eğleniyorlar. İşte bazı fotoğraflar.

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Older people speak out about care crisis

Members of the City and Hackney Older People's Reference Group spoke out about the crisis in social care at a special summit meeting on 22 June.

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FREE computer courses for Hackney over 50s

If you are over 50 and live in Hackney, you could join our Senior Citizens' Media Group and get training in how to use computers, digital cameras and other new media technology.

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New project: do you look after someone with dementia?

A new peer support service launched by City & Hackney Carers’ Centre aims to help people who are looking after someone with dementia.

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Get help with using local transport services

Help is at hand for older Hackney residents who face a daunting battle to use local transport services.

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Work for Connect Hackney: programme administrator

Connect Hackney is looking for a new programme administrator to support our team. If you would like to be involved in our programme, aimed at reducing and preventing social isolation among Hackney over 50s, this could be the job for you.

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Try new 'life coaching' service for LGBT over 50s

A new Connect Hackney project is offering a "life coaching" service for Hackney over 50s who are LGBT – lesbian, gay, bi or trans.

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