2022 Newsletters

June 2022 newsletter (PDF)

Updates on: SOPA's Future Planning work, Age-friendly Communities, Health and Social Care Strategy for Older People - Scottish Government consultation, Older People's Champions campaign update

March 2022 newsletter (PDF)

Updates on SOPA's joint Older People's Champion campaign with Age Scotland, SOPA's new staff and trustee appointments, the Wellbeing in Later Life (WeLL) Programme, SOPA's most recent events - 'Rethinking Later Life' and 'Engaging and Influencing the UK Parliament', news from member organisations and more!

2021 Newsletters

July 2021 newsletter (PDF)

Reconnecting Our Communities - SOPA's East Lothian outreach event, report from SOPA's Access to Healthcare survey, lockdown projects.

2020 Newsletters

May 2020 newsletter (PDF)

Letter from the chair, new research collaboration, members' news, and more.

January 2020 newsletter (PDF) 
Report from the 2019 Assembly, update on A Fairer Scotland for Older People, news from SOPA members and more....

Also available in Word version (docx)

2019 Newsletters

July 2019 newsletter
News from the 'Voice of Veterans' event, congratulations to Glenda Watt and update on new SOPA members...image of newsletter

April 2019 newsletter
With a report from the SOPA Parliamentary Reception, results from our engagement activity "Identity, Connection and Choice and much more....

January 2019 newsletter
The first newsletter of 2019 says farewell to Glenda, welcome to Caroline and updates on other SOPA activity. 

2018 Newsletters

August 2018 Newsletter
As Tom Berney moves out of his role as Chair, this newsletter reviews the highlights of his 5 years since 2013 when he began his leadership role in the organisation.

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