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06 Jan 2017
New environmental research to look at impact of green spaces on ageing populations

University of Manchester Geographer Dr Sarah Lindley is leading a new research looking at the impact of green public spaces on the health and wellbeing of an ageing population.


09 Jan 2017
New walking app could make later life healthier and happier

Accessible via mobile phone or tablet, it is one of the innovations developed and tested by new research that set out to produce practical, low-cost mobility aids encouraging older people to get out and about and to s

19 Feb 2017
Developing a strategy for age-friendly Greater Manchester

Professor Chris Phillipson has published a report outlining a strategy to help Greater Manchester become the first ‘age-friendly region’ in the United Kingdom.


19 Feb 2017
Fulfilling work: what do older workers value about work and why?

What makes for fulfilling work in later life?


18 Feb 2017
How long will I love you? Sex and intimacy in later life

What factors affect our experiences of our intimate relationships as we grow older? This report by Dr.

01 Feb 2017
The future of Ageing in Greater Manchester

This report from GMCA & New Economy makes the case for changing the way we think about ageing

15 Dec 2016
Ambition for Ageing launches older people led process for £2.5 million investment

Ambition for Ageing launches the design process for their £2.5million 'Scaled Programmes' with an exciting engagement event on 24th January 2017.



05 Dec 2016
What's the cost of care in your area?

As we live longer, many of us will need support in our old age.

07 Oct 2016
Ambition for Ageing - Call for Evidence

We will be launching a £3 million programme of work to make Greater Manchester’s neighbourhoods more age-friendly and need your help!