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Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing

In a unique project where older people were trained as co-researchers to look into the ‘age-friendliness’ of cities, sociologists from The University of Manchester have found social inclusion to be the secret to ageing well – while age-friendly transport and housing make them feel more a part of the urban neighbourhoods they live in.

The Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA) at The University of Manchester, has created a short film, to be shown in public, which shows how the research can be replicated to make a difference to the lives of older generations in cities around the world.

Read more and view the film here

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