New Chair for Age Alliance Wales
Following two years working with Richard Williams as Vice Chair,
Ceri Jackson, Director of RNIB Cymru, is the new Chair of Age
Alliance Wales. Read Ceri's bio
Age Alliance Wales has updated the Preventative Services Leaflet.
Age Alliance Wales has drafted its Manifesto for the 2016 Welsh
Assembly Elections. Download:
Age Alliance Wales (AAW) was set up in 2003 and is funded by the Welsh Government. It is a powerful alliance of 20 national voluntary organisations committed to working together to develop the legislative, policy and resource frameworks that will improve the lives of older
people in Wales.
Collectively AAW member organisations possess extensive service development and service delivery knowledge in a range of policy areas. Most organisations also act at a strategic as well as an operational level and many are membership based.
- To represent the concerns and further the interests of older people in Wales to policy makers,
strategic planners,and funders.
- To maximise the ability of each member organisation to fulfil their role of promoting the well-being of
- To work with, and for older people, through the co-operative use of the knowledge and expertise
contained within the membership of Age Alliance Wales.
- To influence policy development, decision-making and service delivery to meet the needs of
older people in Wales in Wales.
- To create opportunities for networking, information sharing, and joint learning amongst members.
- To monitor trends and legislative measures affecting older people in Wales.
- To respond, comment, and make representation on strategies, policies, and consultation documents
that impact on older people in Wales.
- To identify and seek to address emerging issues affecting older people in Wales.
- To produce relevant information for the Welsh Government, members of Age Alliance Wales, and
other interested parties.
- To seek opportunities to work in partnership in order to campaign proactively on behalf of older