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Healthy Later Living Network

An interdisciplinary research network of leading academics, helping people remain independent, productive, active and socially connected for longer.

About the Network

We are an international, interdisciplinary collaboration of academics, experts by experience, practitioners, policymakers and partners from the private and public sector. Our overarching aim is to lead, challenge and enable change to policy and practice which contributes to ageing well and living a healthy later life.

Our expertise

Zoom in to find out more about our multi-disciplinary Healthy Later Living expertise or see our webpages below.

You can also contact our team of experts to get involved.

Our research themes

The Healthy Later Living Network has expertise in Health and Digital Technology; Health, Independence and Mobility; and Health, Community and Place.

Health and Digital Technology

A medical professional helping an elderly woman with a smart phone

The Healthy Later Living Network aims to promote digital inclusion and harness the benefits of technology for health and wellbeing.

Health, Independence and Mobility

An older man opening his front door

The Healthy Later Living Network aims to improve people's quality of life by helping older adults maintain their health, mobility and independence for longer.

Health, Community and Place

Group of older people talking

The Healthy Later Living Network recognises the importance of social connections and community for maintaining health and wellbeing in later life.

Collaborate with us

There are many ways you can get involved with the Healthy Later Living network:

  • join our mailing list
  • contribute to our newsletter
  • attend network meetings and events
  • research projects
  • consultancy
  • joint PhDs
  • student placements and projects
  • evaluation
Email Partnerships to register your interest
People collaborating

News from the Network

Building partnerships, developing our knowledge, listening to our community - find out what’s been happening at the University of Bath and the impact of its research.

Adapting to the Age of Ageing

A graphic from NCUB depicting the main research themes for ageing

The Healthy Later Living Network is featured in the new publication from the National Centre for Universities and Business on Adapting to the Age of Ageing.


Upcoming events from the Healthy Later Living Network.


Latest blog posts from the Healthy Later Living Network

Blog: The value-added experience

Students engaging in fun activities to give an example of what people from different generations can do together.

A blog post from the Intergenerational Engagement in Research & Teaching (IE) Vertically Integrated Project, looking at activities with different generations.

Read our latest Newsletter

You can now catch up on our news and events with the Healthy Later Living network newsletter which is published quarterly. The newsletter is circulated via our mailing list. We are keen to feature news and articles from across our network. Do get in touch if you have something you would like to feature in a newsletter, of if you would like to be added to the mailing list to receive future copies.

About us

The Network brings together a broad range of partners from health, social care, education, housing and academic disciplines spanning engineering and design, architecture, computer science, the biological sciences and the social sciences, including psychology, education and economics.

Contact us

Get in touch virtually or in person, we have a team of partnership managers waiting to hear from you to work with you and our team of academic experts.