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Glenda Watt is the Strategy Manager for A City for All Ages, Edinburgh's Joint Plan for Older People, a joint arrangement between The City of Edinburgh Council (where Glenda is based) and its partners in NHS Lothian and the voluntary and commercial sectors. The Plan is part of the city’s social inclusion and community planning programme through the Edinburgh Partnership. Glenda has a number of nursing qualifications, and is a registered social worker now dealing with performance, strategy and policy. She has always had an interest in the public sector and was the founder member of the Alzheimer’s Disease Society in Scotland, which led to the development of Alzheimer Scotland. Glenda has co-authored a book on caring for ageing parents and produced an Edinburgh Festival Fringe show. She sits on the Board of Trustees for Age Scotland and the Advisory Group of current research project on ageing and the environment, Mobility, Mood and Place (MMP). She co-ordinates the annual Scottish Older People’s Assembly.