Purpose of the group
- To help the Scottish Parliament to address the challenges of an ageing population.
- To provide MSPs with a source of information and expertise on issues of age.
- To bring together those with an interest in the well-being of older people.
- To encourage co-operation in promoting the interests of older people and their involvement with the Scottish Parliament.
- To assist the Scottish Parliament in meeting older people’s needs as well as benefiting from their experience.
Non MSP Individuals
Amanda Gordon (office of Sandra White MSP) - treasurer
Out of the Box - secretary
Action on Elder Abuse Scotland
Action on Hearing Loss
Big Lottery Fund Scotland
British Geriatric Society
Centre for Cognitive Ageing, University of Edinburgh
Faith in Older People
Generations Working Together
Places for People Care and Support
Royal College of Psychiatrists
Royal College of Speech and Language Therapy
Scottish Older People’s Assembly
Scottish Pensioners Forum
Scottish Seniors Alliance