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All posts in Ageing


Active Ageing Programme Evaluation Update

Active Ageing Evaluation Team, Newcastle University. Thanks to everyone who  completed feedback on our interview questions for th...

  • 09/08/2022
  • Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Healthy living & wellbeing


Usability testing of coronavirus antibody kits: From a Zoom call with the public to a study of 14,400 people

When Imperial College was approached to run a programme of antibody testing that could estimate how many people in England had already ...

  • 28/08/2020
  • Health & wellbeing, Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Big Data & Digital Health, Blood & Immune System, Infectious diseases
  • Philippa Pristera


Virtual Research Engagement

Experts funded by the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) engaged audiences across the country with the first Faculty of Me...

  • 04/06/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Bones, Joints & Muscles, Healthy living & wellbeing
  • Charlie Wilkinson


Unequal Ageing: Responding to health inequalities in later life

Thank you all for coming along to our first Research and Innovation matters event of 2020. Unequal Ageing: Responding to health inequal...

  • 19/02/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Big Data & Digital Health, Carers, Healthy living & wellbeing, Social Care
  • Charlie Wilkinson


Older people's experiences of mental health and dementia services

Healthwatch North Tyneside is the independent champion for people who use health and social care services in North Tyneside. Their purp...

  • 17/09/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Social Care, Dementia, Brain & Mind


Dan Buettner: How to live to be 100+

To find the path to long life and health, Dan Buettner and team study the world's "Blue Zones," communities whose elders live with vim ...

  • 29/08/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Healthy living & wellbeing


Anger linked to illness in old age

Not all negative emotions are necessarily bad. In fact, they can direct your behaviour in useful ways. If you’re stuck in traffic and r...

  • 28/08/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Brain & Mind, Healthy living & wellbeing


Here comes the sun

By Martin GallerVOICE Knowledge Exchange Intern Sipping on a cocktail or enjoying an ice-cream-feet up, and soaking up the sun. You ca...

  • 25/07/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Cancer, Ageing, Skin, Healthy living & wellbeing


More than 1m childless people over 65 are 'dangerously unsupported'

More than 1 million people aged over 65 without children are “dangerously unsupported”, and at acute risk of isolation, loneliness, poo...

  • 03/07/2019
  • Culture & Society, Ageing, Carers, Social Care, Healthy living & wellbeing


Is access to healthcare fair?

Knowledge Exchange Intern for VOICE What is the first thing that comes mind when you think about living a healthier life as an older a...

  • 25/06/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing, Ageing
  • Hulian Zhang


Addressing elder abuse

  By Hulian Zhang Knowledge Exchange Intern for VOICE As a society, discussion and change has, quite rightly, started around domestic a...

  • 15/06/2019
  • Culture & Society, Ageing


Older women exploited by IVF clinics, says fertility watchdog

Older women are being exploited by IVF clinics "trading on hope", the fertility watchdog has warned. Sally Cheshire, chairwoman of the ...

  • 20/05/2019
  • Women's Health, Ageing