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Case studies

Read all the latest case studies and personal stories from the Centre for Ageing Better

Find out more about examples of good practice and people's experiences of growing older.

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How Barnsley is using recycled tech to support its local care homes

An initiative from Barnsley council has seen refurbished laptops and tablets given to care homes in order to give them the support and help they need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How Leeds is utilising virtual coffee mornings during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Cross Gates & District Good Neighbours' Scheme CIO in Leeds have moved their services online during the COVID-19 pandemic which has brought challenges and opportunities in equal measure.

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Maureen's voice - Getting online during the COVID-19 pandemic

For many in later life getting online can be quite a daunting prospect, but 83-year-old Maureen has taken up the challenge and shown how important it can be.

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Angela's voice - The importance of intergenerational relationships

Intergenerational relationships are important for those in later life to feel connected to their community and improve their wellbeing.

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Amir's voice - four years of job applications

Amir, who is in his early 50s, talks about his struggles with finding employment after spending the last four years applying for jobs.

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Mary's voice

After ill health, a marriage break-up and earning a degree from university, Mary has been liberally applying for jobs without much luck.

Andy's voice

Andy's voice

After suffering a stroke and a period of being homeless, Andy began seeing his life improve with the help of Peabody housing association.

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Qurab's voice

Qurab tells of her passion for the care industry after spending seven years caring for her daughter.

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Frances' voice

“Some people are quite alone, and this is the only platform they have to get their voice heard.”