Working with Older People: Volume 19 Issue 4

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


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The Age of No Retirement

Jonathan Collie

– The purpose of this paper is to explore the value, often overlooked, inherent within a society where people are living longer, healthier and more productively than ever before.

From positive ageing to positive living; a changing perspective from the Beth Johnson Foundation

Lynne Marie Wealleans

The purpose of this paper is to disseminate the learning from the positive ageing and positive living projects of the Beth Johnson Foundation (BJF) and to contribute to the…


Ageing Well in Wales: a national movement

Iwan Williams, Alan Hattton-Yeo

– The purpose of this paper is to inform readers about the Ageing Well in Wales Programme, including its background, purpose and key aims and objectives.

Crossing the bridge – connecting with people in the later stages of dementia

Andy Bradley

The purpose of this paper is to provoke reflection on the risks of people in the later stages of dementia being marginalised in care settings and to set out some key principles…


Making connections – reducing loneliness and encouraging well-being

Shelagh Marshall OBE, Janet Crampton

The purpose of this paper is to: first, report on a pilot; second, provide a further opportunity for a wider audience to be aware of the work carried out by the Age Action…


Collaborative design of Older Women ' s CoHousing

Patrick Devlin, Rachel Douglas, Tom Reynolds

CoHousing provides a new approach in the UK to older people’s housing, and meets a clear demand for similarly minded groups of individuals who would like to grow old together. The…

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