Working with Older People: Volume 15 Issue 3

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


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Pulling back from the edge: an asset‐based approach to ageing well

Cormac Russell

This paper seeks to outline the ways in which the desire to age well is inextricably linked to the domains of community and associational life; relies for its strength on…

Total Place – services and support for older people: one year on

Andrew Archibald

This paper seeks to provide information on progress within one of the local authorities involved with the original Total Place pilot a year following the production of the final…


Gardening and the social engagement of older people

Sharon Middling, Jan Bailey, Sian Maslin‐Prothero, Thomas Scharf

This paper identifies ways in which community action can enhance the quality of life of older residents and reports specifically on four community gardening initiatives developed…


Vintage Radio: a Media Trust Community Voices project

Lisa Farrell, Kim Townsend

In 2010, Vintage Radio, a community radio station in Birkenhead set up and run entirely by older people for older people, received funding from communications charity Media Trust…


Using embedded outreach to bridge the digital divide

Ian Agnew, Laura Ripper

This paper has been written to highlight new ways to increase digital inclusion, specifically getting a greater number of older people to use the internet as part of their daily…

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