Do Something Different
It’s important as we get older to engage in activities which keep us
happy and healthy Getting involved in these activities is also a great excuse to socialise

Older People make a positive contribution to Society

People are living longer and 23% of the UK will be aged 65 and over by 2035. The main aim for this website is to celebrate the achievements and contributions that older people make to our society and tackle negative attitudes and outdated stereotypes.

Ageing isn’t just really old people looking frail, nor is it really old people doing whacky things – Find out more about Older People’s Day.

News & Updates

Our latest news, events and inspirational stories


Full of Adventure

This month we’re featuring the very positive side of getting older. Getting older often leads to empty nesters, more time for each other, or the trend for silver splitters where there’s more time to be apart!  Doing something new, whatever that is can be counted as an adventure….. We’ve all seen in the press the […]


Come on! Join in and sign our support pledge.

From now till October 1st we are inviting all organisations, businesses, existing partners, charities, focus groups, action groups, day centers, residential care homes, to sign up on line with us and commit to do something ( however small) to support how we see and value Older People…


Meet our featured partner

Royal Voluntary Service, formerly WRVS Royal Voluntary Service are proud partners of Older Peoples Day. They are a volunteer organisation that enriches the lives of older people and their families across Britain. They support older people by giving time and practical help to help them get the best from life. Their volunteers – ordinary men […]