Learn about our main research projects in specific areas of older people’s health.

A couple support an older man who needs assistance to walk.

Chronic conditions and later-life disability

Man holding a walking stick.

Frailty data

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Rapid evidence syntheses on key topics

A man being guided through some arm exercises.

Future trends in disability in old age

Man wearing a face mask.

The impact of Care Act Easements under the Coronavirus Act 2020

Woman enjoying a virtual celebration.

Older people’s alcohol use during COVID-19

Medical team discussing notes.

Improving discussions about resuscitation for relatives in COVID-19

A couple at the park.

Palliative/end of life care for people of African and Caribbean descent (PEACE)

An elderly lady preparing a meal at home.

Unmet needs for support to maintain independence in later life

A couple sitting together on the bus.

Narrowing the gap in disability-free life expectancy

More about our research

Rapid responses

See our responses to requests from the Department of Health and Social Care and other bodies.

COVID-19 research

View our research into the impact of COVID-19 on healthcare for older people.

Get involved

Find out how to get involved with our research.


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