A day out at the Dementia Fayre

Alzheimer Scotland and Angus Health & Social Care Partnership graciously hosted the Dementia Fayre at Brechin Community Campus on Tuesday 30th May, one of a series of Dementia Fayres being held around the Angus area as part of Dementia Awareness Week.  We enjoyed having conversations with different people throughout the day, which highlighted the need for more…

ageing well in Wales logo

Ageing Well in Wales – pocket guides

A great selection of pocket guides have been developed by Ageing Well in Wales – these are excellent resources, particularly for those in Wales but also relevant and useful for people elsewhere who are keen to make communities work as we get older. Click on the links below to download the guides Creating Age-Friendly Communities Being an Age-Friendly…

We’re recruiting! (Scotland)

Having just launched our new Rural Wisdom project, we’re looking 2 part-time Development Workers in Scotland who will each focus in a local area (Aberfeldy and surrounding areas / North Angus incl. Brechin, Edzell and Northern Glens). Download job description: Rural Wisdom Development Workers Job Description Apply Send applications to alice@otbds.org by Monday 27th Feb (5pm)  [note…

BIG funding for our big project! Helping older people shape rural communities

We’re delighted to have received the news that The Big Lottery Fund will be supporting our project to develop the ways rural areas work well for older people.  The project will run over 5 years and the total grant is £975,370. This is a partnership project between Outside the Box, Volunteering Matters Cymru and National…