Pulling together: enabling conversations to help people thrive in later life20 March 2018, Candy Worf
Candy Worf reflects on the past two and a half years, facilitating peer support groups for people in later life.
An evaluation of the Standing Together project19 March 2018
There is evidence to suggest that peer-support groups can help to increase social connectedness among older people, thus improving their quality of life.
Given that 3.6 million older people live alone in the UK (Age UK. 2018), and the associated health risks of these...
The Rotherhithe Babes
Find out about the Rotherhithe Babes - a group of women who attend our Standing Together project.
Why is co-production important in later life?3 July 2017,
What is co-production and why is it important in later life? Jolie Goodman explains.
Championing the rights of people living with dementia16 May 2017, Dr Antonis Kousoulis
A growing public focus on dementia is promising, but there are huge steps we need to take with regards human rights, says Antonis Kousoulis.
Telling the tales of the Rotherhithe Babes12 May 2017,
Candy Worf discusses the remarkable tales of the Rotherhithe Babes and why she made a book about them.
Leaping across the digital divide? Social media, mental health and later life11 April 2017, Ben Plimpton
Older people are far less likely to have access to the internet and social media. So how can it help them?
What is truth? An inquiry about truth and lying in dementia care13 December 2016
The report of the major Inquiry about Truth and Lying in Dementia Care. Is it wrong to lie to someone living with dementia?
Is it wrong to lie to a person with dementia?13 December 2016, Dr Antonis Kousoulis
Antonis Kousoulis breaks down the findings of a major inquiry into dementia and truth-telling.
Evidencing the impact of and need for Acting Up20 June 2016
This report explores the impact of participation in Acting Up on the older adults involved and the need for the Acting Up project to be rolled out across the UK.