Tag Archives: Transport

Building Age-Friendly Cities (Houses of Parliament Library POST Note PN 539)

Summary A recent Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) note on “Creating age friendly cities” considers the challenges involved in making cities more “age-friendly”. It examines how housing, transport and outdoor spaces etc. might be re-designed to promote independence … Continue reading

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Local Dementia Friendly Communities: Guidance for Councils (LGA)

Summary Guidance has been released by the Local Government Association (LGA), in collaboration with the Innovations in Dementia community interest company, which explains the responsibility of councils in helping to support people with dementia through the creation of local dementia … Continue reading

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Toolkit to Assist Retirement from Driving in Dementia (BMC Geriatrics)

Summary This article discusses a project which has developed a toolkit to assist persons with dementia and their caregivers when planning for retirement from driving. The toolkit addresses the concerns of people with dementia and their families / carers, and offers … Continue reading

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Ageing, Longevity and Demographic Changes Statistical Factpack (International Longevity Centre-UK)

Summary The International Longevity Centre (ILC) has produced a summary “factpack” of statistics on a range of topics pertaining to the UK’s elderly. “The 12-page booklet provides statistics on a range of topics from life expectancy to housing supply, from … Continue reading

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Angela Rippon’s Video on Progress from the Dementia Friendly Communities Champion Group (Department of Health, Dementia Challenge)

Angela Rippon (Co Chair of the Dementia Friendly Communities Champion Group) presents her video update on: Recent developments from the Dementia Friendly Communities Champion Group, made since the launch of the Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia. How businesses are improving their services, and … Continue reading

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