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onHand in the North East

We have been working with an innovative Tech for Good company to pilot their service in the North East of England. They match vetted vo...

  • 05/08/2020
  • Innovation for Ageing, Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing, Mobility & Transport
  • Meera Vijayaraghavan

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Housing Secretary unveils green housing revolution

A new green standard for new build homes will bring an environmental revolution to home building.   A new green standard for new buil...

  • 07/10/2019
  • Culture & Society, Housing

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Newcastle UNI-Health Programme - A brief summary of the week

This last week we finally enjoyed the second edition of UNI-Health program held in Newcastle University! The topic of this very special...

  • 07/10/2019
  • Housing, Mobility & Transport, Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing

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UNIHealth: A Personal Perspective - Barbara Douglas

Barbara Douglas of Elders Council of Newcastle participated in two visits to the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid as part of the UNI H...

  • 24/09/2019
  • Housing, Mobility & Transport, Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing

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Countdown to the UNI Health Newcastle Programme begins!

We’re now just a few days away from the start of Newcastle UNI Health programme week on 30 September. “UNIversity exchange programme cr...

  • 19/09/2019
  • Health & wellbeing, Culture & Society, Mobility & Transport, Housing

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Inside the village that caters for its ageing population

Pescueza in Extremadura, western Spain, is adapting to provide for the needs of its older population through a non-profit project calle...

  • 03/09/2019
  • Innovation for Ageing, Culture & Society, Housing, Mobility & Transport

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The grandmother effect suggests that proximity is a factor in family size

The human species is one of the very few, along with orcas and pilot whales, where females cease to be fertile after approximately 45 y...

  • 27/08/2019
  • Culture & Society, Women's Health

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Creative arts therapies can help people with dementia socialise and express their grief

People with dementia can flourish and show creativity in ways they, their caregivers and loved ones never thought possible. Under the g...

  • 26/08/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Culture & Society, Dementia, Brain & Mind, Health & wellbeing

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Isabel Allende: How to live passionately—no matter your age

Author Isabel Allende is 71. Yes, she has a few wrinkles—but she has incredible perspective too. In this candid talk, meant for viewers...

  • 23/08/2019
  • Innovation for Ageing, Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing

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Longer lifespans are changing the shape of the world’s population pyramid

The world is in the midst of a notable period of demographic transition. Back in the 1960s, global population growth peaked at a 2.1% ...

  • 21/08/2019
  • Culture & Society

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Corporations are funding health and nutrition research – here’s why you should be worried

For the health-conscious consumer, it’s hard to keep up with the dizzying array of products on offer. Consumers want unbiased informati...

  • 20/08/2019
  • Culture & Society, Finance, Work

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How Japan can take the lead with an ageing workforce

Japan, like many countries around the world, faces the transformative effects of Globalization 4.0, as Fourth Industrial Revolution tec...

  • 19/08/2019
  • Work, Culture & Society, Finance

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