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
Outside the Box - secretary
Action on Elder Abuse Scotland
Action on Hearing Loss
Big Lottery Fund Scotland
British Geriatric Society
Campaign to end loneliness
Centre for Cognitive Ageing, University of Edinburgh
DEEP – Network of Dementia Voices
Faith in Older People
Generations Working Together
LGBT Health and Wellbeing
Life Changes Trust
Mental Health Foundation
Places for People Care and Support
Roar – Connections for Life
Royal College of Psychiatrists
Royal College of Speech and Language Therapy
RoSPA – Royal Society for Prevention of Accidents
Scottish Borders Social Enterprise Chamber (SBSEC)
Scottish Older People’s Assembly - secretary
Scottish Pensioners Forum
Scottish Seniors Alliance
TIDE – Together in dementia everyday
Eat Well, Age Well
Life Care – Vintage Vibes
Living Streets Scotland
Association of British Insurers
Vegetarian for Life
Scottish Association of Social Work
Royal Voluntary Service
Scottish Ambulance Service
Cross Party Groups and GDPR
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