Tag Archives: ESRC

Understanding the Oldest Old: the 85+ Age Group (ILC / PFRC / BBC News)

Summary A new report from the International Longevity Centre (ILC) and Personal Finance Research Centre (PFRC), published as part of the Economic and Social Research Council’s Secondary Data Analysis Initiative (ESRC SDAI), presents analyses exploring financial dimensions of wellbeing and other … Continue reading

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Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia: Annual Progress Report (Department of Health)

Summary This report gives an account of progress in the first year of the Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia. The achievements against the three main areas of the challenge are described, with progress reports from the three Dementia Challenge Champion … Continue reading

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PM’s Challenge On Dementia, Part 3: Dementia Friendly Communities and Improving Dementia Research (Department of Health, Dementia)

Summary In this Department of Health video web blog posting, Professor Alistair Burns (National Clinical Dementia Director, Department of Health) talks, in his third web blog video on the Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia, about the creation of dementia-friendly communities and efforts to improve … Continue reading

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Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia (Department of Health)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 9, April 2012]. Summary This Department of Health publication clarifies the scope of the Prime Minister’s challenge on dementia. This “challenge” sets out an ambitious programme of work to achieve … Continue reading

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New Dynamics of Ageing Programme (UK Research Council)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 8, March 2012]. Summary The New Dynamics of Ageing (NDA) programme is a seven-year multidisciplinary research initiative. The broad aim is to improve the quality of life for older people. … Continue reading

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