Connecting Through Culture Case Study: Co-Production and Digital Innovation

Discover ‘Connecting Through Culture As We Age’, a project spotlighting digital cultural innovation crafted for and with older adults. This case study showcases the synergies of mixed professional teams, including co-researchers, working towards innovative products and processes through co-production. Gain insight into how these collaborations not only enhance the success rate of projects but also […]

Hospitality Connect Case Study: Crafting Age-Inclusive Community Spaces

Hospitality Connect emphasises the importance of inclusive spaces in fostering social connections among older adults. By co-developing a toolkit for age-inclusive hospitality venues, the project directly impacts business practices and the well-being of the ageing population. This initiative exemplifies how strategic partnerships and co-production can result in practical solutions that support older individuals in staying […]

Retail Project Case Study: Innovating for Age-Friendly Retail

The Retail Project demonstrates the vital role of business-academic partnerships in creating age-friendly retail environments. Through collaborative toolkits and strategies, this project addresses the changing needs of an ageing consumer base, ensuring that retail spaces become more accessible and welcoming. By blending research insights with practical business applications, the Retail Project contributes to a more […]

ENLIVEN Case Study: Bridging Nature and Wellbeing

The ENLIVEN project exemplifies co-production by engaging older people living with dementia, researchers, and businesses in jointly developing accessible outdoor activities. By facilitating these meaningful collaborations, ENLIVEN advances our understanding of dementia-friendly environments.

SPACE Videos and Factsheets: Green and Blue Spaces

Discover the benefits of green and blue spaces for ageing populations. The SPACE project’s findings emphasise the role of natural environments in enhancing mental well-being and promoting active lifestyles among older people. Green and Blue Spaces Factsheet

SPACE Videos and Factsheets: Noise and Light Pollution

Explore how noise and light pollution impact healthy ageing. The SPACE project looks at how these environmental factors affect cognitive health and well-being for older people, offering insights into mitigation strategies and urban planning considerations. Noise Pollution Factsheet Light Pollution Factsheet

SPACE Videos and Factsheets: Urban Planning

Learn about designing age-friendly cities. This topic examines the SPACE project’s research on urban spaces that cater to older residents’ needs, focusing on accessibility, safety, and social connectivity. Urban Planning Factsheet

SPACE Videos and Factsheets: Air and Soil Pollution

Understand the implications of air and soil pollution on ageing. Delve into how exposure to pollutants affects health and cognitive function in older people, highlighting the necessity for pollution-reducing policies. Air Pollution Factsheet Soil Pollution Factsheet

SPACE Videos and Factsheets: Planetary Health and Climate Change

Explore the impact of climate change on the older population. SPACE examines the importance of sustainable practices and environmental stewardship in fostering healthy ageing. This research emphasises the interconnectedness of planetary health and the well-being of ageing communities, highlighting the need for sustainable solutions. Planetary Health and Climate Change Factsheet

Connecting through Culture: The co-researcher film series

During the last year of Connecting through Culture there have been many discussions with and between co-researchers on personal creative passions, things that people would like to try, things that people would like to say, and participation through a wide variety of platforms and media – online and offline. As part of the lifecourse work […]

Pioneering Accessibility: Retail Project Film Highlights Age-Friendly Design

The SBDRP is excited to announce the release of the first film in a series of five from the Retail Impact Project. This series aims to highlight how businesses can adapt to the ageing population, focusing on inclusive design and commercial opportunities in the retail sector. Eyra Design: Pioneering Inclusivity in Retail The first film […]