Celebrating greater Manchester older people’s network – Tuesday 8 January
10:30am – 3pm at St Thomas Centre, Ardwick Green North, Manchester M12 6FZ
This event will be an opportunity to celebrate everything that the network has achieved so far and to set our campaigning agenda for the year ahead. For more information and to register your place, please click here.
Liveness launch party – Friday 18 January
1pm – 3pm at Crossacres Resource Centre, 1 Peel Hall Road, Wythenshawe M22 5DG
Join us for a celebratory afternoon of creative taster sessions, food, drink and information about a forthcoming art and music project in Wythenshawe by artists Open Music Archive. For more information, download the flyer here: LIVENESS celebratory launch
Free resilience training for young people – Sunday 20 January
3:30pm – 6:30pm at Manchester Central Community Fire Station, Thompson St, Manchester M4 5FP
A free Resilience training for young people 16+ to learn how to live and allow and respond to our stress. Please click here to book a place.
Mental health awareness half-day course – Monday 21 January
1pm – 4pm at Zion Centre, 339 Stretford Rd, Manchester M15 4ZY
This half day course provides an overview of many mental health problems and the practical tools to help you manage your own mental well-being and support friends, family and colleagues. To book a place, and for more information please click here.
Coffee, cake and culture/creative writing workshops – starting from Tuesday 22 January
Whitworth art gallery are starting two courses – coffee, cake and culture (making culture accessible for anyone living with a physical
or mental health need, and their families) and creative writing workshops (These creative writing sessions are for anyone with a care role for family members or friends, support workers, voluntary care givers and NHS nursing staff). For more information on both courses, download the flyer here: Whitworth sessions
LGBT dementia network support group – Monday 28 January
7:30pm – 9pm at LGBT Foundation, 5 Richmond St, Manchester M1 3HF
Are you LGBT and living with or caring for someone with dementia? The LGBT Dementia Network is hosting support groups at the LGBT Foundation in Manchester. For more information and to register your place, please click here.
Building a healthy future: long term conditions – Wednesday 30 January
1pm – 3.30pm, at Zion Centre, 339 Stretford Road, Hulme, M15 4ZY
The course will teach you tools to help you handle your emotions and tackle difficulties you might be facing now, or in the future. These might be directly related to your illness or condition, or could be other challenges entirely. For more information and to book a place, please click here.
Shed 17 coffee (or tea) mornings – Tuesdays
10am – 2pm at Higher Blackley Fire Station, Rochdale Rd, Manchester M9 7EQ
Come and join us at SHED 17 on Blackley Fire Station every Tuesday for brews and biscuits, a chat and the opportunity to make new friends. For more information, download the flyer here: shed17-coffee-leaflet
Take part in research that can help the fight against Alzheimer’s
Generation programme are looking for individuals, aged 60-75 years, who have not been diagnosed with any memory impairment, but have a specific form of a gene that may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s. For more information please click here.