Working with Older People: Volume 17 Issue 1

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


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The contribution of volunteering and a wider asset based approach to active ageing and intergenerational solidarity in Europe

Guy Robertson

The purpose of this paper is to outline learning and good practice across Europe on the deployment of asset based approaches for promoting active ageing and intergenerational…

Achieving age equality in health and social care

Caroline Bernard

The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the Achieving Age Equality Toolkit, to give the background to its development, and to advise readers of the ways in which it has…


The best things in life are free: community‐powered advocacy

Clare Wightman

This is an opinion piece about exploring fresh approaches to advocacy for older and disabled people. The purpose of the paper is to suggest a new role for professional advocates…


Keeping silver surfers on the crest of a wave – older people's ICT learning and support needs

Leela Damodaran, Wendy Olphert, Stephen Phipps

There is recognition that digital ICTs have the potential to support older people to live independently, to “age well”, to promote social inclusion and to facilitate access to…


Winning the intergenerational wars? Intergenerational fairness, welfare reform and families

Stephen Burke

The aim of this paper is to examine public spending cuts and welfare reforms to assess winners and losers amongst older people, children, young people and families. It proposes…

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