Posts Categorized: Elders

Independent Elders in lockdown

The Elders have continued to meet via Zoom throughout 2020 and into 2021. We haven’t posted notes of meetings because much of the discussion has been swapping information about what everyone has been up to, and how people have been coping with lockdown. There have generally been 10 or 12 of us and we’ve enjoyed… Read more »

Elders meeting 17.2.20

Notes of a meeting of the Independent Elders held 17.2.20 Present: Debby, Don, Anne, Harriet, Michele, Patricia, Iris, Lesley Apologies: Charles, Robert, Dot 1. Planning, Traffic and the High Street i. West Kentish Town plans. Don has seen signs up on the West KT estate advertising a ballot on the proposals. He will forward the… Read more »

Independent Elders Meeting 14 October 2019

Present: Debby, Don, Anne, Harriet, Mary, Michele, Robert, Jeff Apologies: Belinda, Iris, Charles, Rosemary, Julia, Patricia, Diana 1. Planning, Traffic and the High StreetWest Kentish Town plans and Monmouth House Radio Masts. No news. We will look out for formal planning applications. Raglan House. Developers have bought the building and have been consulting residents who… Read more »

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 We had an interesting discussion about ageing, helped by our invited guest who has professional expertise in this field.  Most of the questions concerned mental rather than physical deterioration, starting with what to do when/if people become concerned about loss of memory. Unimportant memory lapses… Read more »