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Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing

Symposium on Age-Friendly cities: Research, Policy and Practice

16 - 17 January 2017

This Symposium led by Professor Chris Phillipson brought together researchers on urban ageing from different disciplines to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing age-friendly cities, and how research can help tackle this important topic. The conference featured research on active caring communities in Brussels and presentations on developing age-friendly Manchester.

The event also included a visit to Southway Housing Trust to hear from Cathy Ayrton, Naturally Occurring Retirement Community Project Officer at Southway Housing Trust.

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