The Good Home Inquiry launched to find policy solutions for England’s housing crisis

The Good Home Inquiry is an evidence-based analysis of England’s housing policies to determine the causes of, and solutions to, the poor quality of so much of our housing. The Good Home Inquiry launched to find policy solutions for England’s housing crisis

Qualitative study of loneliness in a senior housing community: the importance of wisdom and other coping strategies

Abstract Objective: Older adults are at a high risk for loneliness, which impacts their health, well-being, and longevity. While related to social isolation, loneliness is a distinct, internally experienced, distressing feeling. The present qualitative study sought to identify characteristics of loneliness in older adults living independently within a senior housing community, which is typically designedContinue reading “Qualitative study of loneliness in a senior housing community: the importance of wisdom and other coping strategies”

A design for later life – senior living and intergenerational communities – Blogs – Housing LIN …intergenerational community concept presents a layered urban community, focused around a hub for social, wellbeing and economic interaction. Residents of all housing types have access to a wealth of shared facilities; including market and event spaces, a library, asContinue reading

Measuring ageing: An introduction to the Ageing Better Measures Framework

06/02/19 The Ageing Better Measures Framework (ABMF) was developed to help individuals and organisations working in this area to access and utilise some of the most high-quality measures, scales and data sources looking at outcomes at the individual level. It is intended as an accessible tool for anyone who is interested in ageing-related data orContinue reading “Measuring ageing: An introduction to the Ageing Better Measures Framework”

Optimising care delivery models to support ageing-in-place

Key themes arising from the comparative research across the countries include: Better housing choices to meet the needs and preferences of older people; The importance of housing and living conditions and their links to social and health care delivery and in prompting ageing-in-place; The potential for engaging communities in effective and inclusive models of socialContinue reading “Optimising care delivery models to support ageing-in-place”

Ageing in Common Conference

I am writing to let you know about a great opportunity to join up with delegates from across the globe with a shared interest in Ageing. The UK will be hosting an event entitled Ageing In Common: An International Perspective – and the event is running from the 16 to the 18th April in Reading.Continue reading “Ageing in Common Conference”