Bereavement

Advice on living a resilient life

By Peter Crumpler | 06/06/2024

There’s a question that older people ask me from time to time – it’s whether I can recommend them a book about ‘lifelong faith.’ What do they mean by this?…

Church Champion Story: St John’s Walton, Chesterfield

By Hazel Platt | 06/06/2024

Faith in Later Life Church Champion Hazel, is the Seniors Ministry Lead at St John’s Walton. Here she tells us more about the tremendous range of groups which are bringing…

We’re not all going on a Summer Holiday

By Alex Drew | 29/05/2024

Cliff Richard’s sixties hit ‘We’re all going on a summer holiday’ describes a summer break away from it all; having fun, laughing, free of worries, doing things we’ve always wanted…

Empowering Communities to Care

By Alex Drew | 29/04/2024

In our ageing society, the efforts of community groups, churches, and individuals such as Faith in Later Life Church Champions play a crucial role in supporting and promoting flourishing in…

What’s important when choosing a care home

By Pilgrims' Friend Society | 16/04/2024

If you are involved with ministry among older people you may have the privilege of supporting someone through their decision to move to a care home. Our partner charity Pilgrims’…

15th June 2024 – Caring for those with dementia

By Faith in Later Life | 15/04/2024

It is estimated that by 2030, the number of people with dementia in the UK will be more than one million. In this in-person seminar, Friederike Hamilton (Pilgrims’ Friends Society…

Church Champion Story: Enfield Town Community Church

By Sarah Finnie | 09/04/2024

Faith in Later Life Church Champion Sarah, leads a Seniors group at Enfield Town Community Church. Here she tells us more about the group which has recently welcomed new members…

Church Champion Story: Oasis, Stockport

By Andy Brown | 20/03/2024

Andy Brown is the deacon for Oasis at Emmanuel Community Church in Stockport.  Here he tells us more about some of the ‘nuts and bolts’ of what it might look…

DailyHOPE Restored

By Faith in Later Life | 15/03/2024

In January we shared the news that the DailyHOPE telephone line would have to close after almost four years of ministry, due to a lack of funding to keep the…

Making Mother’s Day better for people living with dementia

By Peter Crumpler | 06/03/2024

This Mother’s Day many tens of thousands of sons and daughters will be spending time with a mum who does not recognise them or remember who they are. I know…