In recognition of the specific challenges and life changes faced by local older people, and the valuable contribution that they make to local society, Poole Partnership has developed 'A Time of Our Lives' - a strategy dedicated to improving the quality of life of older people in Poole.
The Strategy recognises that although there are some excellent services and activities for older people, there are also lots of new ideas and changes that can be put in place to build further on this strong foundation. Some of these will be catalysts for the implementation of change, and will evolve and develop over time. Other, more practical, actions can be implemented to produce an immediate benefit to the local older population.
In particular, the Strategy looks at eight major issues which can affect a good quality of life: