A new study reveals what our oldest of old people need to be able to live independently in small rural communities. In a first, research carried out by AUT shows what people aged over 85 (our fastest growing older adult group) most need to be able to confidently get to and from opportunities to socialise. Lynn Freeman speaks with research lead Professor of Well-being and Ageing at AUT Stephen Neville. The research is published in the International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Wellbeing.
29 Aug 2019