Posts Categorized: Elders

Independent Elders outing to Pitzhanger Manor

Eight of us ventured into West London to visit Pitzhanger – the country home of Sir John Soane. The house has been lovingly restored, with the addition of a gallery currently displaying mirror works by Anish Kapoor. Get in touch if you want to join the elders mailing list and find out about future meetings… Read more »

Story Telling sessions

We now have dates for these sessions which will be held in the MAP café (cnr Grafton and Inkerman Roads):   Tuesday         3rd      October        2 – 5 Tuesday        10th     October        2 – 5 Tuesday        17th     October        2 – 5 Tuesday        24th     October        2 – 5 Tuesday        31st     October        2 – 5… Read more »

Older people’s health, living wills and more

Notes of a meeting of the Independent Elders held 7.8.17   1. Q & A with David Turner (newly appointed consultant in geriatrics and stroke at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and UCH, but here in an informal capacity as IARA member, friend and neighbour) Most of the questions concerned mental rather than… Read more »

Lasting Power of Attorney

Notes of a meeting of the Independent Elders held 7.8.17   1. Lasting Power of Attorney (“LPA”) Paul had agreed to share with us his recent experience of managing his parents’ affairs. He clarified that he is not a lawyer, but speaking from his own experience. He then outlined the issues: A Lasting Power of… Read more »