Coffee Morning Talk about Charlie Peace

Thursday 23rd November 2017 saw 86 people gather at the normal coffee morning – our coffee mornings are very popular!. They were there to hear dramatist Nakib Narat tell the story of notorious victorian criminal Charlie Peace. Charlie Peace himself made a guest appearance where he was suitably booed by the crowd! (see http://www.twentythree.plus.com/MAP/chorlton.html)

Access to Technology for Older People Phil Robinson’s research for CGN Phil Robinson, a CGN volunteer who is also an IT specialist, has recently developed an access to technology questionnaire for older people. This has been completed by CGN users and by people in sheltered housing in Brook Court (6) and Ivycourt (20). Approximately 70Continue reading

Good Neighbours at the Manchester Food & Drink Festival

‘Octogenarian Cooks’ event On Wed Oct 5th there was an ‘Octogenarian Cooks’ event at the Manchester Food & Drink Festival:- “Shopping and cooking can be a challenge in older age. Not only due to health issues and affordability but also because many older people live alone. Yet older people often have great cooking skills and tastyContinue reading Good Neighbours at the Manchester Food & Drink Festival

List of Community Groups and Social Support Contacts in Chorlton and Whalley Range

List of Community and Social Support Contacts  for older people in Chorlton & Whalley Range This list has been drawn from a list of such groups in South Manchester circulated bythe Chorlton Dementia Support Group, As with all such lists it soon becomes out of date as some groups and services close and others emerge.Continue reading List of Community Groups and Social Support Contacts in Chorlton and Whalley Range