Here you can find links to other organisations that are working in the field.
Please note this is not an exhaustive list, but shows a selection of national and international activity and resources.
In June 2022 we hosted our first international online conference ‘Ageing Artfully Going Global’ in partnership with The Baring Foundation, the City of Helsinki and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority. You can find
recordings of the day on our YouTube channel.
Our Projects page to read our latest reports
We’ve mapped community and cultural investments in ageing around England.
Find out more here
UK and Ireland Creative Ageing Organisations
Age of Creativity Network of more than 1,000 professionals who all believe that creativity and culture supports older people to experience better health, wellbeing and quality of life.
Bealtaine Festival Ireland’s national celebration of the arts and creativity as we age
Gwanwyn Welsh annual festival celebrating creativity in older age
Luminate Scotland’s creative ageing organisation
Age Friendly Standards Family Arts Guidance on welcoming older generations for cultural organisations
Celebrating Age Arts Council England programme to support older people’s access to arts and culture
Ageing Policy and Programmes
Ageing Better Programme £78 million investment by the National Lottery Community Fund addressing social isolation and loneliness
Centre for Ageing Better Charitable foundation creating change in policy and practice working with partners across England
Centre for Policy on Ageing Independent charity promoting the interests of older people through research, policy analysis and the dissemination of information
Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance National membership organisation representing everyone who believes that creativity and cultural engagement can transform our health and wellbeing
What Works Wellbeing Independent collaborating centre that develops and shares robust and accessible wellbeing evidence to improve decision making
Research and Publications
Baring Foundation The Baring Foundation supported a wide range of research and publications during its 10 year creative ageing programme (2010-2019)
Centre for Cultural Value National research centre based at the University of Leeds working alongside cultural organisations and policymakers
Creative Aging Resources Lifetime Arts’ info hub with resources from around the US
UN Global Report on Ageism Global report on the scale, determinants, and impacts of ageism and the most effective strategies to reduce it
World Health Organisation – UN Decade of Healthy Ageing 2021-2030 Global collaboration to foster healthy ageing and improve the lives of older people, their families, and communities
Old School – US based clearinghouse of free and carefully vetted resources to educate people about ageism and help dismantle it.