International Longevity Centre

Social Crises: housing, isolation and an ageing population

Taking the idea of intergenerational living more seriously could help ease some of the problems currently facing the young and old in the UK.

Village Life: Independence, Loneliness, and Quality of Life in Retirement Villages with Extra Care

The underlying philosophy behind extra care as a concept when it comes to housing with care is that it offers an alternative to residential care, providing a home for life. This report surveyed residents in retirement villages that offer extra care support in order to explore three other objectives of extra care housing that have emerged: • It can promote greater independence and provide greater
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