In Britain alone, more than 1,500 people reach their 65th birthday every day. But what are the opportunities and challenges for an older person today, and how do they differ between countries?
Academics in Ageing/Gerontology are interested in a wide range of issues related to ageing over the life course. What does it mean to be ageing in different parts of the world, and how is ageing manifested? How do family relations change across the life course? What are the implications for support in later life? And what can policymakers do to improve the wellbeing of older people?
The Centre for Research on Ageing is proud to host the 2014 conference of the British Society of Gerontology. For more information, please visit the conference website
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