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Modelling Our Future: Population Ageing, Health and Aged Care
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ISBN: 978-1-84950-808-7

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Publication date: 28 February 2007

Maria Evandrou, Jane Falkingham, Paul Johnson, Anne Scott and Asghar Zaidi

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Modelling Our Future: Population Ageing, Health and Aged Care
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Publication date: 28 February 2007

Anil Gupta and Ann Harding

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Modelling Our Future: Population Ageing, Health and Aged Care
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Publication date: 1 March 2002

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Working with Older People, vol. 6 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1366-3666

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Publication date: 28 February 2007

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Modelling Our Future: Population Ageing, Health and Aged Care
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ISBN: 978-1-84950-808-7

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Publication date: 28 February 2007

Anil Gupta and Ann Harding

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Modelling Our Future: Population Ageing, Health and Aged Care
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ISBN: 978-1-84950-808-7

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Publication date: 1 March 2002

Alan Walker

The purpose of this article is to introduce the ESRC's Growing Older Programme and to outline some of the challenges it is facing. I will also put the Programme in context…

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The purpose of this article is to introduce the ESRC's Growing Older Programme and to outline some of the challenges it is facing. I will also put the Programme in context so that its aims, ambitions and potential can be understood. The article opens with a few words about the demographic pressures that overarch this programme and which were influential in its conception.

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Quality in Ageing and Older Adults, vol. 3 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1471-7794

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Publication date: 1 September 2000

Alan Walker and Kristiina Martimo

This article focuses on researching quality of life in old age. Based on a review of the relevant literature, it argues that research has not reflected sufficiently the…

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This article focuses on researching quality of life in old age. Based on a review of the relevant literature, it argues that research has not reflected sufficiently the multifaceted nature of quality of life and has relied too much on the judgements of professionals rather than older people. It concludes that quality of life research in general has under‐emphasised the importance of material factors in people's lives. With regard to older people, research shows that relatively poor quality of life, as reported by older people themselves, is associated with only a minority and, among this minority, twice the proportion of older women to men. The article ends with an outline of the new Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Growing Older Research Programme on Extending Quality Life, which in three years time promises to provide usable information for policy makers and practitioners about the determinants of quality of life in old age.

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Quality in Ageing and Older Adults, vol. 1 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1471-7794

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