The East Midlands Later Life Forum is one of nine groups of the English Forums On Ageing, established by the Government as part of its response to age and ageing in the 21st Century. It is a strategic partnership bringing together older people with partners from the public, private, voluntary and community sectors across the East Midlands to prepare a response to the impact of the changing demographics in the region. Our strapline is "Working Together in Partnership to make a Difference".
EMLLF is affiliated to EngAGEnet - a new national organisation that will enable the direct voices of older people across England to be heard by those who create the policies, strategies and services that affect their lives.
The aims of the East Midlands Later Life Forum are to:
The success of the Later Life Forum is based on co-operation and collaboration between partner organisations and older people, and co-production to deliver solutions together. The Forum has a unique place as a partnership within the East Midlands, having a singular focus on later life.
The East Midlands Later Life Forum has covered several themes at its meetings to share information on activity across the East Midlands: