What we say

A social enterprise bringing older and younger people together, United for All Ages has been developed by Stephen Burke and Denise Burke. It builds on their experience working with people of all ages. United is working with local authorities and other organisations to bring people of all ages together through shared sites, shared caring and shared interests.

For more information, contact us at: info@unitedforallages.com

  

Read us

Regular blogs at Downsizing DirectGood Care Guide and Childcare Champions

Investment needed to improve quality of home care - see Stephen Burke in The Guardian here

Denise Burke's regular column on the latest childcare issues - in Children & Young People Now

Making universal childcare a reality - see Denise Burke's letter to The Guardian here

We all benefit when society engages with older people - see Stephen Burke's letter to The Observer here

Lack of housing choice for older people - see what Stephen Burke says here

Setting the election childcare agenda - read Denise Burke here

A natural fit: bringing the young and the old together - read Denise Burke here

Letter to The Guardian: sorting out childcare - read Stephen Burke here

Letter to The Guardian: sorting out eldercare - read Stephen Burke here

How the world of work needs to change as our population ages - read Stephen Burke here

Families' fears over care standards - see Denise Burke here

Care for children and older people remains undervalued and underfunded - read Stephen Burke here

Three reasons to be fearful about care cap - read Stephen Burke here

Top ten tips series - fundraising for all ages work here

Quality in Ageing and Older Adults - special intergenerational issue. Guest-edited by United for All Ages, this special edition has ten articles about how action for all ages is the key to tackling social and economic issues from health, care and loneliness to work, housing and theatre. More details here

Shared experiences - we're better when we're united for all ages - read Stephen Burke here

Give us a real childcare plan, not piecemeal pledges - read Denise Burke here

Beyond Dilnot - alternatives for funding care - read Stephen Burke's presentation to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Intergenerational Futures here

Care comparison sites have not damaged providers' businesses - read Stephen Burke here

Some childcare problems are easy to fix - read Denise Burke here

Invisible army of carers must get support - read Denise Burke here

The Childcare Funding Crisis - see a new paper on reforming childcare funding by United for All Ages here

The Care Crunch - see a new paper on reforming care funding by United for All Ages here

Time to think big - read Denise Burke's speech to the London Intergenerational Network here

Welfare reform in a multi-generational society - read Stephen Burke's speech to the Intergenerational Futures APPG here

Older people deserve better designs for living - read Stephen Burke here

Parents can have their say on childcare - read Denise Burke here

Care for all ages - our legacy to the future - United for All Ages' evidence to the health select committee, including 'a cure for prevention' through a prevention foundation. Read the submission and news release

Free childcare places for two year olds are undeliverable - read Denise Burke here

Austerity brings us together - read Stephen Burke  here

Austerity: the rise of the Royle family lifestyle - read the article here

Winners of the 2011 Awards for All Ages - read news release and brochure

Jobs famine deepens generational rift - read Denise Burke here

Top ten tips series - raising the profile of your work with all ages - read here

Time to end 'age apartheid' - read the news release here

A cure for prevention? - read Stephen Burke on an early offer of help for older people here

Four steps to supporting parents - read Denise and Stephen Burke on Where now for parenting? here

From starting out to changing Britain - see Stephen Burke on United for All Ages one year on in October's Care Talk pages 26-27 here   

Making children's centres sustainable - see Denise Burke's presentation to the Sure Start 2011 conference here

Investing in the future - read guest blog for New Start here

Investing in the future - read guest blog for ILC here

Investing in the future - read the policy paper and news release

After the riots, what about the wider family? - read Stephen Burke here

End service barriers to boost families - read Denise Burke here

Shared sites the way forward, and not just for libraries - read the news release here

Nothing is for free - read Stephen Burke here

United's response to the Dilnot commission report - read the news release here

All you need to know about Dilnot - read the article here

Care for all ages? - read Stephen Burke here

The zombie plans for health and care - read the article here

High price to pay for rising childcare costs - read Denise Burke here

Dilnot urged to be ambitious - read what Stephen Burke said at Community Care Live here

A new way to pay for care - read Stephen Burke here

Rising care costs test generational ties - read the article here

A fairer way to pay for care - read Stephen Burke here

Awards for all ages - read Stephen Burke here

Bright idea: centres for all ages - read Stephen Burke here

Intergenerational practice: delivering the big society? - read interview with Denise Burke here

Shared centres for all ages could help beat cuts - read Stephen Burke here

Rash children's centres cuts will cost us all - read Denise Burke here

Awards for All Ages 2011 - read the news release here

Explain, explain, explain - read Stephen Burke here

Care funding commission wrong to rule out compulsion - read Stephen Burke here

There's no place in the Big Society for our forgotten older generation - read the article here

'Shared sites' could create 5,000 centres for all ages by 2016 - read the news release here

A silver lining? - read Stephen Burke here

Developing sustainable children's centres - read Denise Burke's presentation here

There are alternatives to closing children's centres - read the news release

Parents defend children's centres - read interview with Denise Burke here

Councils commissioning the third sector - read Stephen Burke on The Guardian's local government network panel here and here

Our evidence to the Dilnot commission on care funding - read the evidence and the news release

Spending cuts risk generational tensions - read Stephen Burke here

Putting our heads above the parapet - read Stephen Burke here

The closure of children's centres is not inevitable - letter from Denise and Stephen Burke here

Open children's centres to all ages - interview with Denise Burke here

United or divided? - read our new report and news release

Brand new year - read Stephen Burke here

Nursery funding for two year olds - interview with Denise Burke here

Why we are sending Christmas cards - read Stephen Burke here

Getting down to business - read Stephen Burke here

Tough times call for risk taking - read Stephen Burke here

Going public - read Stephen Burke here

The outlook for adult care - interview with Stephen Burke here

Think Big Society - read Denise Burke here

Giving better advice about care - read Stephen Burke here

The council and charity collaboration - read Stephen Burke here

Britain's first intergenerational centre - launch quote by Denise Burke here

The future of integrated and extended services - presentation by Denise Burke here

More than a number - debate with Stephen Burke here

National care service - what's the  big idea? - read Stephen Burke here

A future for long term care - read Stephen Burke here

Encouraging older people and children to mix - interview with Denise Burke here

Uniting young and old - interview with Denise Burke here

0-90, a new age of children's centres - presentation by Denise Burke here

Better care across the community - read Stephen Burke here

Grey eminence - interview with Stephen Burke here


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