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Older people in the European Community: fact sheet special edition

Authors:
CENTRE FOR POLICY ON AGEING, FAMILY POLICY STUDIES CENTRE
Publisher:
Centre for Policy on Ageing/Family Policy Studies Centre
Publication year:
1993
Pagination:
17p.diags.list of orgs.bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

Facts and figures on older people in the EC.

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Diversity in older age: older refugees and asylum seekers

Author:
CENTRE FOR POLICY ON AGEING
Publisher:
Centre for Policy on Ageing
Publication year:
2016
Pagination:
9
Place of publication:
London

This review summarises findings from selected literature and statistics on older refugees and asylum seekers. It is one of a series of rapid reviews commissioned by Age UK into the diversity that exists in the older population and the inequalities faced by specific groups of older people. It provides a demographic overview of the number of older refugees and asylum seekers in Europe and the UK and highlights some of their specific needs. Issues facing older refugees and asylum seekers include low income, language barriers, the risk of loneliness and a lack of social networks, and often a loss of social status. (Edited publisher abstract)

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Diversity in older age: Gypsies and Travellers

Author:
CENTRE FOR POLICY ON AGEING
Publisher:
Centre for Policy on Ageing
Publication year:
2016
Pagination:
7
Place of publication:
London

This review summarises findings from selected literature and statistics on older Gypsies and Travellers. It is one of a series of rapid reviews commissioned by Age UK into the diversity that exists in the older population and the inequalities faced by specific groups of older people. Areas covered include: demographics, health, housing, and family and community. (Edited publisher abstract)

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Diversity in older age: older lesbian, gay and bi-sexual people and older transgender people

Author:
CENTRE FOR POLICY ON AGEING
Publisher:
Centre for Policy on Ageing
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
24
Place of publication:
London

This review summarises findings from selected literature and statistics on older lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender people. It is one of a series of rapid reviews commissioned by Age UK into the diversity that exists in the older population and the inequalities faced by specific groups of older people. Areas covered include: demographics, relationships and communities, financial wellbeing, physical and mental health, housing and neighbourhoods, care and support and end of life care. (Edited publisher abstract)

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Older people from black and minority ethnic groups: selected readings

Author:
CENTRE FOR POLICY ON AGEING
Publisher:
Centre for Policy on Ageing
Publication year:
2009
Pagination:
59p.
Place of publication:
London

A selective bibliography on older people from black and minority ethnic groups. The references are drawn from the Ageinfo, the database of ageing and older age from the Centre for Policy on Ageing. A reference and short descriptive abstract is included for each reference.

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Extra-care housing: selected readings

Author:
CENTRE FOR POLICY ON AGEING
Publisher:
Centre for Policy on Ageing
Publication year:
2010
Pagination:
17p.
Place of publication:
London

This publication lists selected readings from journals and reports/reviews drawn from material held on the Centre for Policy on Ageing ‘Ageinfo database of ageing and older people. It is sorted chronologically from 1975 to 2009.

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Diversity in older age: minority religions

Author:
CENTRE FOR POLICY ON AGEING
Publisher:
Centre for Policy on Ageing
Publication year:
2016
Pagination:
14
Place of publication:
London

This review summarises findings from selected literature and statistics on older people belonging to minority religious groups. It is one of a series of rapid reviews commissioned by Age UK into the diversity that exists in the older population and the inequalities faced by specific groups of older people. It includes a demographic overview, a breakdown of minority beliefs in older age, the work of minority faith-based organisations in providing welfare support, end of life care, and attitudes to religious minorities. (Edited publisher abstract)

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Diversity in older age: older offenders

Author:
CENTRE FOR POLICY ON AGEING
Publisher:
Centre for Policy on Ageing
Publication year:
2016
Pagination:
14
Place of publication:
London

This review summarises findings from selected literature and statistics on older offenders. It is one of a series of rapid reviews commissioned by Age UK into the diversity that exists in the older population and the inequalities faced by specific groups of older people. Areas covered include: demographics, health and care needs, resettlement planning for prison release, and end of life care and death in prison. (Edited publisher abstract)

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Diversity in older age: disability

Author:
CENTRE FOR POLICY ON AGEING
Publisher:
Centre for Policy on Ageing
Publication year:
2016
Pagination:
20
Place of publication:
London

This review summarises findings from selected literature and statistics on older disabled people. It is one of a series of rapid reviews commissioned by Age UK into the diversity that exists in the older population and the inequalities faced by specific groups of older people. Areas covered include: the meaning and prevalence of disability in older age; disability and employment; income and benefits; access to transport; health and social care; and housing. (Edited publisher abstract)

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Resilience in older age

Author:
CENTRE FOR POLICY ON AGEING
Publisher:
Centre for Policy on Ageing
Publication year:
2014
Pagination:
44
Place of publication:
London

A review of the literature on resilience in older age as the ability to stand up to adversity and to 'bounce back' or return to a state of equilibrium following individual adverse episodes. The review provides a definition of resilience, and focuses on its measurement, its promotion, and factors associated with resilience, including age, gender, health, social networks, personal characteristics and spirituality. (Edited publisher abstract)

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