People are unique, and need different components in life to make them happy and healthy. So what makes a good place to grow old?
There's no one size fits all answer as places are different too. But most people and places need good housing, an environment where older people are valued and respected, and a place where people are not isolated or lonely, and have the support they need to enhance their health and wellbeing.
This area of the Ageing Well resource looks at these issues in depth, with case studies and videos, written guides and links to other resources.
It looks at how local authorities can promote age equality and the value older people bring to the workplace and economy. It gives examples and ideas for developing intergenerational work, where younger people and older people work together. It looks at creating dementia friendly places to live, and how to involve older people more, as well as volunteering and the value older people bring to a community.
Age UK has developed the Pride of Place detailing examples of how to create better neighbourhoods: