Ambition for Ageing Podcast

“The Ambition for Ageing Podcast aims to brings different guests each week to discuss ageing and the places we live, looking at everything from social isolation and loneliness to the benefits of ageing and building age-friendly places. We are joined each week alongside academics and policy makers, researchers, front line delivery staff and of course, older people themselves.

The podcast is available on a variety of podcast platforms, including Spotify, iTunes and Google Play, just search for The Ambition for Ageing Podcast. Some are embedded below…

Contents: Skip to an episode
  1. Why do we address social isolation?
  2. Why are there so many myths around loneliness?
  3. How can we work with communities to build capacity?
  4. Why are places and spaces important for communities to survive and thrive?
  5. What do we know about how inequality drives social isolation? (Part 1 of a two part episode on inequalities).
  6. Stories from older people on the impact of inequality and importance of diversity. (Part 2 of a two part episode on inequalities).
  7. Is a truly accessible evaluation process possible? (Bonus)


Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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