Guest blog: Dr Marianne Coleman, Emeritus Reader in Educational Leadership, Institute of Education – The future challenges and opportunities of health and care in an ageing society

Longer life expectancy and the resulting ageing of the population is popularly seen as problematic, with a focus on the costs and problems involved. But having a longer life is good news for most people and such a major demographic shift creates opportunities to re-think attitudes and values to the benefit of us all. Continue reading

Future of Ageing Guest blog: Lucy Bryning and Carys Jones, Research Officers, Centre for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation, Bangor University – Developing and evaluating sustainable services in an ageing society

People are living longer and we have an aging population, and with this comes increasing costs in the face of limited resources. In recent years there has been a shift in perspective of what age is considered to be ‘old’.  Continue reading