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CABS/CPA seminar on Social Media & Research in Ageing: Part 3

Ian Watson, Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services

Research unbound: Finch, open access and social media

Examples of ways new technologies always disrupt existing social norms and business models (telephone: people bothering you right in your house! 236 more words

CABS/CPA seminar on Social Media and Research in Ageing: Part 2

Prof Shailey Minocha, OU

A case study-based investigation of experiences of people aged 65 years and over with online social interactions

What she has learned about conducting research with older people, as a relative newcomer to the field. 530 more words

CABS/CPA seminar on Social Media and Research in Ageing

30th October 2015, The OU Camden, London

My usual partial and incomplete liveblog notes from a seminar. Not necessarily a representation of what speakers said or meant, just the things that interested me. 571 more words

Isolation and ageing in the UK

What does the future of community cohesion look like? How far are boys falling behind when it comes to literacy? These are just a couple of the topics that we have been looking at through our work on future trends. 412 more words

UK Wide

Caring into later life

Carers UK and Age UK have published Caring into later life: the growing pressure on older carers.    The report rings together and analyses evidence from national data sources and older carers themselves to set out some of the key facts about this growing and diverse group and look at what steps must be taken to better support older carers.  13 more words

09 (Friday 22nd May)


So I’ve not always wanted tattoo’s in fact for a while I really disliked them. But as I get older and have had huge changes and issues through life I more and more like the idea of having tattoo’s. 135 more words


Hospital admissions from care homes

Hospital admissions from care homes.

Some strong words and sobering facts in this article from the British Geriatric Society blog.

Residents of care homes have complex healthcare needs, reflecting multiple long-term conditions, significant disability and advanced frailty.

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