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Grief Awareness Week (2nd-8th December) – Independent Age Information

2020-12-02T09:45:53+00:00

Grief affects us all differently and there's no specific way you should be feeling. But, while it's important to give yourself time to grieve on your own terms, drawing on the support of close friends and family can make a huge difference to your outlook. Starting that conversation is never easy. Especially when you're struggling [...]

Grief Awareness Week (2nd-8th December) – Independent Age Information2020-12-02T09:45:53+00:00

A Big Thank you to Coronavirus Community Fund

2020-12-01T09:57:57+00:00

We would like to thank the Coronavirus Community Fund and the Two Ridings Community Foundationfor their wonderful support for OCAY. The funding we have received from the Phase 3 of the Coronavirus Community Fund is really needed and helps us to continue to support older people in York in these diffcult times.

A Big Thank you to Coronavirus Community Fund2020-12-01T09:57:57+00:00

Keeping Pension Credit on the political agenda

2020-11-27T10:25:34+00:00

Independent Age have set up a campaign called Credit where it's due. This winter, more so than ever, it’s important that people get the support they need. Too many older people have to choose whether they should heat their home or buy food. Which is why Independant Age are working hard to keep the credit [...]

Keeping Pension Credit on the political agenda2020-11-27T10:25:34+00:00

OCAY Aviva Community Fund Project – Financial Inclusion of Older People

2020-11-20T10:48:31+00:00

https://www.avivacommunityfund.co.uk/financial-inclusion-of-older-people We have reached week three of our Aviva Community Fund Project. Thank you so much to everyone that has already pledged their support to our bid. We are so very grateful and your support means alot to all at OCAY. We have reached 50% of our target and would love to get to 100%. [...]

OCAY Aviva Community Fund Project – Financial Inclusion of Older People2020-11-20T10:48:31+00:00

Independent Age – Minds That Matter

2020-11-10T13:50:24+00:00

Minds that matter: understanding mental health in later life In February, Independent Age launched a survey to find out about people's views and experiences of mental health in later life. They were overwhelmed by the number of responses, with nearly 3,000 people sharing their stories. The voices and experiences of older people are central to [...]

Independent Age – Minds That Matter2020-11-10T13:50:24+00:00

Covid-19 Emergency Fund – Support for mobile phone, internet access or laptop

2020-11-10T12:45:08+00:00

Support for the provision of a mobile phone is available for people affected by the current Covid-19 situation -       who do not have either a landline or mobile phone -       another member of their household does not have a mobile phone Support for the provision of internet is available for people affected by the current [...]

Covid-19 Emergency Fund –Support for mobile phone, internet access or laptop2020-11-10T12:45:08+00:00

Aviva Community Fund Project – Financial Inclusion of Older People

2020-11-10T13:51:55+00:00

The Aviva Community Fund Crowdfunder is open. You can help us by clicking here! Please pledge your support to our bid and share our link to raise awareness about our project: Financial Inclusion of older people. The project will run until Monday 14th December. We want to ensure that older people are financially included in [...]

Aviva Community Fund Project – Financial Inclusion of Older People2020-11-10T13:51:55+00:00

Live Well York – New COVID-19 Pages

2020-10-30T15:10:25+00:00

Did you know that there are accessible tailored COVID-19 support pages online at Live Well York? The pages called COVID-19 Solutions provide assistance with day-to-day life for all residents of York. The pages include information, support and advice, and activities that are available within the city. The Live Well York team regularly update the pages [...]

Live Well York – New COVID-19 Pages2020-10-30T15:10:25+00:00

Your donation will be matched – help us today.

2020-10-27T15:04:42+00:00

  OCAY has been selected to benefit from Local Giving’s £1m Coronavirus Fund due to the excellent work we are delivering to support people and communities in response to COVID-19. From 10:00 on Tuesday 27th October 2020 until this fund runs out, donations will be matched in-line the terms of the campaign below. The £1m Coronavirus [...]

Your donation will be matched – help us today.2020-10-27T15:04:42+00:00
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