We have undertaken extensive research in the lives of older people in urban environments.
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Examining the socio-cultural participation and wellbeing of older people in China and the UK.
Researching the impacts of urbanisation on an ageing population in the Global South.
Researching social exclusion and problems facing older people living in urban settings.
Working with residents regarding how age-friendly their neighbourhood is and how to make it better.
Studying how marginalisation influence experiences and coping with loneliness in later life.
Researching the meal provisioning practices of older people.
Focusing on the Victoria North urban regeneration project in Collyhurst, North Manchester.
A £10 million programme to develop Greater Manchester age-friendly communities.
The Northern Gateway project represents a major contribution to the city’s strategy for residential growth.
Research with a particular focus on supporting people to age well within their communities.
Exploring how older people’s relationships to place change over time.
Find out more about Researcher Amy Barron's work.
Seeking personal stories to evoke an image of Manchester's Gay Village.
Exploring how age-friendly developments are perceived by policymakers, practitioners, and older people.
Researching how green infrastructure and green public space can influence health and wellbeing.
Communities share their local experience in developing age-friendly physical and social environments.
Lack of suitable homes sees older people staying put until a crisis forces them to move.
How far are care homes and other care provision facilities fit for a future climate?
Providing recommendations on how to enable older occupants to adapt to living in Passivhaus dwellings.
This guide highlights the power of design for daylighting to improve the lives of people with sight loss.