Amanda’s early career was spent working in Wills and Probate law, mostly advising an older client base. After spells working for Viva! Health and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence – and voluntary roles, including citizen advocacy – she was able to combine multiple interests in her role as Chief Executive of V for Life.


Please, no more beige food

Older vegans – whether living independently or in care – can face their own set of challenges when it comes to mealtimes. Come along to this talk for practical tips, and guidance on the free resources and support available from charity V for Life.

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Age-related issues might force you to abandon your veganism. Take action today

People are sometimes surprised to discover that a charity for older vegans exists. Some even respond by asking ‘Why does there need to be a charity for older vegans?’ As V for Life celebrates its 10-year-anniversary, its Chief Executive reflects on how far the charity has come, and the key challenges faced by the older vegans of today.

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