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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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Kevin Berry, Age-friendly Champion, Isle of Wight

Kevin Berry: Age-friendly champion

Now retired for 13 years, Kevin is the Age-friendly Champion for Nettlestone and Seaview as part of the Age-Friendly Isle Project in the Isle of Wight.

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Diana Findley: Age-friendly champion

Diana Findley, Chairperson of the Scottish Older People's Assembly, gives some insight into her involvement with the Assembly and how she has helped her community become more age-friendly.

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Age-friendly case study: Shared Tables – Older people eating out together

Shared Tables, a project developed in the Crossgates area of Leeds, invites older people living alone to enjoy a meal together at a local restaurant.

Age-friendly training

Age-friendly case study: Improving services for older customers

How Age UK Isle of Wight developed training to help service providers become more age-friendly.

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Gina's voice

"I waited nearly two years for my walk-in shower. But it's good. It's worth it."

Beryl on sofa

Beryl's voice

This is Beryl's experience of self-funding a wet room from a firm canvassing door-to-door.

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Age-friendly case study: Take a seat campaign

Nottingham’s Take a seat campaign aims to tackle issues of social isolation one seat at a time.

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Michael's voice

Michael, a retired civil servant, talks about his experience of transitioning into retirement.