Assessing the value of dementia support groups
16th January, 2019
New ageing and dementia research at Bangor University will soon be underway, with a team from the Bangor Institute of Health and Medical Research in the School of Health Sciences being the only university in Wales to be awarded funding as part of the ESRC-NIHR Dementia Research Initiative 2018.
Dementia, sight loss and the living environment workshops
7th December, 2018
A series of free RNIB workshops for people living with dementia and sight loss
6th December, 2018
Three Doctoral Scholarships to be awarded by the Doctoral Research Group “Transnational Social Support and Old Age” at the University of Mainz, Germany
Living Longer, Working Longer Roadshows
30th November, 2018
Dr Martin Hyde summarises his findings after the Living Longer Working Longer roadshows held in October
Research Curator on Loneliness for pilot project for Social Care Wales
28th November, 2018
A new initiative to help people in Wales access research on topics related to social care. The research is chosen or ‘curated’ by people who have professional experience of research in the topic area. This piece is on loneliness
Alzheimer’s Research UK: Plan to improve the lives of people with dementia
5th October, 2018
Alzheimer’s Research UK is calling on government to adopt a new action plan to improve the lives of people with dementia and bring about a life-changing treatment.
Age Cymru's art program in Wales: cARTrefu newsletter September 2018
6th September, 2018
Find out what has been happening with cARTrefu, the largest arts-based program in Welsh Care Homes, in the latest edition of their cARTrefu newsletter Sept 2018 .
CADR Annual Report 2017 - 2018
4th September, 2018
Our 2017-18 Annual Report, highlighting research activity across the year, is now available.
Living Longer, Working Longer: What does this mean for jobs in Wales?
29th August, 2018
A series of listening events across Wales to help us improve job opportunities and working conditions for older people
TEDx Talk on Loneliness
31st July, 2018
Our Dr Deb Morgan gave a fantastic TEDx talk - come and see the video
Dr Martin Hyde becomes a fellow of the Gerontology Society of America
3rd July, 2018
CADR's Dr Martin Hyde has been accepted as one of the newest fellows of the Gerontology Society of America – an acknowledgement of outstanding and continuing work in gerontology.
Staying on my Feet – a new Falls Prevention Guide
21st June, 2018
Following a series of network events with care homes across Wales, My Home Life Cymru has produced a new best practice guide to falls prevention in care homes.
Bangor Researchers involved in ground-breaking TV documentary
23rd May, 2018
“The Toddlers who Took on Dementia” is a BBC Wales documentary that explores what happens when nursery children come together with people living with Dementia.
CADR to test new National Standards for Public Involvement in Research
20th March, 2018
Along with the Wales School for Social Care Research, CADR has been chosen as one of ten UK test-bed sites for the new National Standards for Public Involvement in Research.
New tool will help older people to rate their community
28th March, 2017
Researchers at Swansea University have created a simple survey tool which can help older people to rate their community and could be used to plan future residential neighbourhoods that are friendly for all age groups and have a positive impact on health and wellbeing.