Older People, Age And Ageing

Purpose of the group

  • To help the Scottish Parliament to address the challenges of an ageing population.
  • To provide MSPs with a source of information and expertise on issues of age.
  • To bring together those with an interest in the well-being of older people.
  • To encourage co-operation in promoting the interests of older people and their involvement with the Scottish Parliament.
  • To assist the Scottish Parliament in meeting older people’s needs as well as benefiting from their experience.

Forthcoming meetings

Next meeting:



Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Amanda Gordon (office of Sandra White MSP) - treasurer


Outside the Box - secretary

Action on Elder Abuse Scotland 

Action on Hearing Loss  

Age Scotland  

Alzheimer Scotland 

Befriending Network

Big Lottery Fund Scotland 

British Geriatric Society 

Camphill Communities  

Campaign to end loneliness

Care Inspectorate 

Centre for Cognitive Ageing, University of Edinburgh 

DEEP – Network of Dementia Voices

Faith in Older People 

Generations Working Together 

HIV Scotland

Intergenerational Network 

LGBT Health and Wellbeing

Life Changes Trust 


Mental Health Foundation

Places for People Care and Support 

Roar – Connections for Life

Royal College of Psychiatrists  

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapy 

RoSPA – Royal Society for Prevention of Accidents

Scottish Borders Social Enterprise Chamber (SBSEC)

Scottish Older People’s Assembly - secretary 

Scottish Pensioners Forum  

Scottish Seniors Alliance  

TIDE – Together in dementia everyday

Eat Well, Age Well

Life Care – Vintage Vibes

Living Streets Scotland

Association of British Insurers

Vegetarian for Life

Scottish Association of Social Work

Royal Voluntary Service

Scottish Ambulance Service

Independent Age

Scottish Fire & Rescue

Agile Scotland

Sovereign Property Group

Voluntary Centre East Ayrshire

Get involved

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Cross Party Groups and GDPR

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