Kirsty Alexander at the University of Stirling has written a blog about her research into what neighbourhoods mean to people living with dementia and their carers.
Doctors should directly encourage older people to exercise outdoors, according to a report ‘Access to outdoor recreation by older people in Scotland’ commissioned by the Scottish Government and authored by James Hutton Institute researchers. It found that less than 50% … Continue reading
The Life Changes Trust and Age Scotland are collaborating with the University of Stirling in a research project entitled ‘A Good Life in Later Years’. The project will give older people the role of researching what the key issues and challenges are for … Continue reading
In this article, Anne Connor – Chief Executive of Out of the Box – describes their work to find out how rural communities can work well for older people.
Outside the Box and Scottish Care organised a series of ‘We’re Here Too’ events to bring together people who want to see more opportunities for older people to be able to participate in the issues that interest them. They have … Continue reading
The damaging impacts of social isolation and loneliness are such that they should be ranked alongside issues such as poverty and poor health as part of Scotland’s public health agenda, according to the report of an enquiry by the Scottish … Continue reading