Published: 21st Dec 2011

Volunteers from the Kilburn Older Voices Exchange (KOVE) film in their neighbourhood A new report examines our success to date in creating lifetime neighbourhoods. Mark Bevan and Karen Croucher explore some of the challenges involved in ensuring the needs of all ages are met In the last two decades much consideration has been given to the implications of the demographic shift and the changes that need to be made to address both the challenges and opportunities of an ageing society. There has also been a greater focus on how to ensure that as we grow older we can maintain our independence, enjoy a good quality of life and take an active role in our communities. For most people the idea of independence is closely associated with the idea of home. As we grow older we are more likely to spend more time at home, and where … (To read the full article, subscribe below)