Living environments

Age-friendly Cities Webinar: IFA

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International Federation on Ageing

Attitudes of Disabled and Older People to Public Transport, November 2014 - January 2015

27th April 2015, Department for Regional Development (NI)

This statistical report presents the results of the Attitudes of Disabled and Older People to Public Transport Survey that was developed by the Central Statistics and Research Branch (CSRB) in the Department for Regional Development (DRD) (NI)in conjunction with the Inclusive Mobility and Transport Advisory Committee (IMTAC) and carried out between 17th November 2014 and 16th January 2015.  This is the first such report produced by CSRB.  It can be accessed on the DRD website at:


Keeping active for better ageing CARDI report
CARDI Involvement

Keeping active for better ageing

23rd April 2015, CARDI

CARDI recently launched a new report Keeping Active for Better Ageing that examines the factors that encourage more physical activity in older adults with a particular focus on potential policy and practice interventions.

The report was compiled by Conor Breen, CARDI Policy Officer.

Read the report here>>

A Better Nursing Home Exists

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The Atlantic
Irish health care charity release the results of their European Commission funded, nursing home study, HAPPIER

An Age Friendly City – how far has London come?

14th April 2015, University College London

London has become more adapted to an ageing population in the last seven years, but there is still some way to go before the city can be called ‘age friendly’ according to a recent King’s College London report. The report is a follow-up to a study carried out for the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 2006: What makes a city agefriendly?