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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

Blog

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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Uprooted: older people as refugees

  By Hulian Zhang Knowledge Exchange Intern for VOICE In 2017, every day, 44,400 people were forced to leave home countries due to c...

  • 20/06/2019
  • Culture & Society, Housing

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The aging face of homelessness in North American cities

In Vancouver last month, more than 400 volunteers walked around, carrying clipboards and wearing bright yellow buttons that read “Homel...

  • 12/05/2019
  • Culture & Society, Housing, Ageing

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Retiree home ownership is about to plummet. Soon little more than half will own where they live

Australia’s retirement incomes system has been built on the assumption that most retirees would own their home outright. But new Gratta...

  • 09/05/2019
  • Housing, Culture & Society, Ageing

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Nearly one in seven Britons could live alone by 2039, study shows

Nearly one in seven people in the UK could be living alone by 2039, according to government figures, which also reveal that those curre...

  • 27/04/2019
  • Culture & Society, Housing

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As home care packages become big business, older people are not getting the personalised support they need

The Royal Commission into Aged Care has unleashed a spate of claims of system failure within the residential aged care sector. Now, as...

  • 19/04/2019
  • Housing, Carers, Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing

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Would you like to grow old at home? Why we’re struggling to meet demand for subsidised home care

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety is this week turning its focus to aged care in the home. So far it has heard ev...

  • 16/04/2019
  • Culture & Society, Housing, Carers

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New report on emerging technologies to help older Americans maintain independence

On March 5, 2019, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy released a report designed to identify innovations with the p...

  • 31/03/2019
  • Ageing, Innovation for Ageing, Culture & Society, Housing, Mobility & Transport, Health & wellbeing, Big Data & Digital Health

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