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[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] Written by our director Elliot, with Dr David Spektor - for Mental Health Awareness Week. This article originally appeared on Medium. [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] “Because we’ve been working flat out during the pandemic,” explains a senior nurse from...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] [vc_video link='https://vimeo.com/ethnographicresearch/394559450'] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] Despite preparing for the future, many people in later life struggle to keep up with home repairs and maintenance. This leaves over two million over-55s living in homes that endanger their health,...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] [vc_video link='https://vimeo.com/313728186'] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] Lovely project for the Centre for Ageing Better (CfAB). We visited people aged over 50 around the country, to map out ‘informal voluntary contributions in the community’. The above video is a 1-minute compilation...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] By 2037, 1 in 4 of the UK’s population will be aged over 65. We recently harassed random strangers across town to find out: - When does old age begin? - What are your hopes and fears for older age? - Do you...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] [vc_video link='https://vimeo.com/313728783'] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] This is a one-min snippet from a 2018 project for Guy’s & St Thomas’ Charity with research agency Renaisi, exploring the health priorities for people living in Lambeth and Southwark. It involved...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] 1) ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='2' up='' down=''] In 2008, 200,000 residents of the US state of Oregon were invited to enter a lottery with an unusual prize: free medical insurance. The lottery was the result of the state’s...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] Food brings people together. It sustains us mentally and physically. It tells stories and describes culture. [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='2' up='' down=''] 'Hungry Planet' is a brilliantly revealing book by husband-and-wife team Peter Menzel and Faith D'Aluisio, literally documenting 'What...