Ageing

Fit for the Future

Iriss.fm, episode 79

Rhiann McLean, lead on Fit for the Future, a joint Iriss and Scottish Care project, speaks about the project's aims and objectives.

Spirituality and ageing: Implications for the care and support of older people

Insight 19

Insight 19 - Spirituality and ageing: Implications for the care and support of older people
It is predicted that by 2033 there will be a 50% increase in the number of people over 60 in Scotland. This is accompanied by increasing longevity. Living longer brings with it possibilities of enhanced health, happiness and productivity but also increasing frailty, chronic illness and diseases of older age such as dementias, diabetes and heart disease.