Ageing Better in Camden

Ageing Better in Camden

“One of the main reasons we have reached 7,000 older people and counting, is that we have had the opportunity to test and learn different approaches to our work and put the learning we have gathered into action.”

Ageing Better in Camden has come a long way in the last four years. Partnership Development Officer Corinna Gray tells us more.

Camden – Urban Isolation

Offiong lives alone in sheltered housing. She came to Britain from Nigeria with her husband in 1956, trained as a radiotherapist and raised a family. Now living with the effects of glaucoma, her mobility is poor and she struggles to get around. Her flat is very comfortable and manageable but going out is a daunting experience. Bustling Kilburn High Road presents many obstacles: uneven pavements, short-timed road crossings, lack of public seating and footpaths obstructed by unnecessary street furniture, shop wares and the heavy pound of the crowd. All too much for Offiong who we filmed shopping, to tell her […]