Ageing and every day life
Just like younger people, older people experience change and stability, shedding old roles and taking on new ones. This takes place in varied spheres of life: the worlds of home and family, work, and friendship.
MICRA affiliated researchers investigate how our daily lives change as we age, in order to provide a more complete image of what older people experience and how our society can support us as we navigate those changes.
We're seeking to understand what impact ageing has on choices regarding work and retirement.
This project examines how inequalities across the life course relate to paid work in later life in the UK.
We're helping to combat social isolation in Greater Manchester with this £10 million programme of research.
Investigating the response of individuals to the introduction of automatic enrolment into workplace pensions in 2012.
Understanding how people’s health and wellbeing changes as they age.
This research aims to understand practices and experiences of meal provision for older adults to improve and achieve a good sense of wellbeing in later life.