Alan Walker, Director of the ESRC Growing Older Research Programme on Extending Quality of Life University of Sheffield This special issue of Quality in Ageing is life. The research identiﬁes what older women devoted to the ESRC Growing Older Research from different ethnic backgrounds regard as Programme on Extending Quality of Life. This important in their later years. It sheds new is a £3.5 million research programme covering light on the concept of empowerment, which is a wide range of issues concerned with quality often mistakenly regarded as a zero-sum of life in old age. The programme consists of notion, and suggests a role for good policy and 24 projects, of varying lengths, covering the practice in building on what is already period October 1999 to April 2003. So far only empowering in older women’s lives. Christina a small number of the projects have completed Victor and her collaborators then report the their work (and none of them have ﬁnalised initial results of their major investigation of their data analysis and writing up) therefore loneliness. They show that, contrary to this is very much a preliminary report on the received wisdom, the overall prevalence of outputs from the programme.
Quality in Ageing and Older Adults – Emerald Publishing
Published: Mar 1, 2002