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30 January 2024
Please find below a call for articles on Ageing in the Mountains of the Journal of Alpine Research, a scientific, quarterly, international, multidisciplinary and plurilingual journal on the Alpine arc and the mountains of the world.
30 January 2024
Gail Mountain has recently publshed a book "Occupational Therapy with Older People into the 21st centuy
27 November 2023
My name is Dr Emma Short. I am a research associate at Cardiff Metropolitan University and a Consultant Histopathologist in Swansea Bay University Health Board. I am wanting to enquire whether anyone would be interested in joining a working group as a subject-expert as part of our project, the 'Classification and Staging of Age-Related Pathology'. The project seeks to unify current research on the biology of ageing, by developing a comprehensive system for classifying and staging age-related pathology, to complement the WHO’s International Classification of Diseases (ICD).
26 October 2023
This Report summarises findings from a Policy Lab that explored the value, feasibility and acceptability of shifting how we view the ageing process. Its goal is to achieve attitudinal change to ageing, by moving away from a narrative of disease and decline towards the idea that ageing is a lifelong process of change.
17 June 2023
Anthropology & Aging, the official journal of the Association for Anthropology, Gerontology and the Lifecourse (AAGE) has just published its latest issue, Volume 44, No. 1 (2023). http://anthro-age.pitt.edu/ojs/anthro-age/announcement/view/23 Follow us! Twitter: @AnthroandAging | Facebook: @AnthropologyandAgingJournal
17 June 2023
COVID-19, INEQUALITY AND OLDER PEOPLE: EVERYDAY LIFE DURING THE PANDEMIC Camilla Lewis, Chris Phillipson, Sophie Yarker and Luciana Lang
12 June 2023
The BSG are pleased to announce the launch of this exciting new journal published in association Policy Press. The Journal of Global Ageing is a transdisciplinary journal which is committed to advancing our understanding of the global processes of ageing.
15 May 2023
BSG ERA are pleased to announce a podcast collaboration with the Later Life Audio and Radio Co-operative (LLARC). Throughout this podcast project, Dr Mervyn Eastman and Dr Arlind Reuter (chair of BSG ERA) speak to ERA researchers about their research on ageing.
03 May 2023
In this photovoice exhibition, nine older people from Myanmar living in Mae Sai share their perspectives on their daily lives and what care means to them, shedding light on the importance of nature and religion. This participatory project was part of Samia Akhter-Khan’s PhD project and co-produced with Ben Lu, a 60-year-old woman from Myanmar living in Mae Sai. Pre- and post-comparisons of loneliness show that older people felt less lonely after the project, suggesting that photovoice may function as an intervention for loneliness among older migrants. The exhibition was curated by participants themselves, was exhibited live in Mae Sai and London, and is divided into four parts. The first part focuses on the definition of care and visualizes how older people provide for others
24 March 2023
Long-term campaigners for older people will have been deeply saddened by the recent deaths of two great servants of the age sector: Mervyn Kohler and Phil Rossall. In their very different ways they contributed hugely to effective campaigning by Help the Aged, and then Age UK, which saw older people’s interests advance even in difficult times.
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