The Healthy Later Living Network aims to promote digital inclusion and harness the benefits of technology for health and wellbeing.
Healthy Later Living Network
An interdisciplinary research network of leading academics, helping people remain independent, productive, active and socially connected for longer.
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.
The Healthy Later Living Network recognises the importance of social connections and community for maintaining health and wellbeing in later life.
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
- joint PhDs
- student placements and projects
Despite living longer, many people in the west see growing old as undesirable and scary. Research shows this anxiety may in fact be fear of the unknown.
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.
Organoid research at the Department of Life Sciences shows how a gene mutation slows down stem cell differentiation, setting the scene for age-related disease.
University of Bath psychology research from Dr Leda Blackwood and Rebecca Hurwitz reveals high levels of food insecurity for older people on low incomes.
A team of scientists from Bath and Bristol have identified a protein fragment that could be a template for new therapeutics for dementia.
We need volunteers to help us explore if consuming a ketone drink for four weeks improves immune, metabolic and cognitive health in adults aged 60 to 80 years.
See the latest student blog on the age-friendly Vertically Integrated Projects (VIP) and the end-of-semester event hosted by the Centre for Learning & Teaching.
A blog post from the Intergenerational Engagement in Research & Teaching (IE) Vertically Integrated Project, looking at activities with different generations.
A blog post from the Network on holding conversations with older adults across BANES to discuss how they look after their mental and physical health.