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a brilliant place to grow old

Bristol Ageing Better (BAB) is a partnership working to reduce social isolation and loneliness among older people and help them live fulfilling lives. 

The BAB programme aims to reduce isolation and loneliness in older people in Bristol across 4 main themes:

  1. Creating the Conditions to reduce and prevent loneliness
  2. Identifying and Informing older people at risk of loneliness
  3. Working with Communities to increase services & activities available
  4. Supporting Individuals to live fulfilling lives
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Events and Activities

Stay active by joining activities, groups and organisations in your area.

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Join The Partnership

Become a BAB partner, be informed as an organisation or an individual.

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Become a Volunteer

Find exciting volunteering opportunities for 50+ and get involved.

News & Events

BAB Voices

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Take a look at our Aardman Animation! (Click here to watch a subtitled version of the Bristol Ageing Better Animation.)
  • BAB Steering Group testimonial video

    Testimonials

    Thank you BAB for the privilege being a member of the first Community Kick-start Fund Panel and to see at first hand the volume and range of excellent activities BAB is supporting. It was a valuable learning curve for me - always much appreciated at my advanced age. - Brian Morgan, BAB Steering Group View all testimonials
  • The Elder Tree testimonial video

    Testimonials

    '[Joining the partnership] has been really helpful, a real support for a tiny organisation starting up. I feel really lucky to be part of it.' - Sara, The Elder Tree View all testimonials
  • BAB Steering Group testimonial video

    Testimonials

    BAB staffers are always so respectful of older volunteers and it is clear they really do put BAB's principles into everything they do. - Brian Morgan, BAB Steering Group View all testimonials
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    Testimonials

    'I think this animation is terrific. Incredibly funny and touching, using the voices of ordinary people to create lovable warm and intriguing characters. Ace Work!' - Keith Winestein, View all testimonials
  • The Elder Tree testimonial video

    Testimonials

    ‘If you are at a BAB meeting, you are pretty much there with everybody else who is doing stuff in this field in Bristol.’ - Sara, The Elder Tree View all testimonials
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    Testimonials

    '[After watching the animation I would like to] Make sure any spare time is spent doing interesting & fun things such as LinkAge courses. If I get lonely or worried I know there are people I can call for help. Thank you BAB for all that you are doing for us older people.' - Aardman Premiere Attendee, View all testimonials
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