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Join in with The Posh Club

The Posh Club is a weekly glamorous cabaret, dancing and social club for folks age 60+people. Each three-hour event is styled as a tongue-in-cheek ‘posh’ afternoon tea with three live show-business acts, vintage crockery, volunteer waiters in black tie, top notch very polite table service, tunes and dancing. It’s a… Read More

Loneliness Annual Report: the first year

Loneliness Annual Report: the first year The government has published the first annual report since the publishing of the cross-government Loneliness Strategy in 2018. A connected society: a strategy for tackling loneliness contained 60 new policy commitments from across nine government departments.  This Annual Report provides an update on the progress… Read More

Older people in modern literature

By Margaret Smith, Connect Hackney Media Group With older people living longer and longer, there is now a sizeable body of modern literature – novels, plays, poems – where authors are portraying the subject matter of older age, older people and the issues that are important to older people. These… Read More

Alone by choice

Alone by choice by Harold Werner Rubin Summer is over and the autumn holiday season is about to begin. As a constant cook I require guests and I have a wide, diverse group of friends who I enjoy dining with. Experimenting with recipes and varied food stuffs I need a… Read More