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    This Project is linked to the following Strand/s:

    Living Longer and the Changing Lifecourse

    Overview

    Members of the Centre for Research on Ageing and Centre for Population Change (Prof. Maria Evandrou (PI) and Dr Athina Vlachantoni) and the Division of Demography (Dr Sabu Padmadas and Dr Vicky Hosegood) are part of an internationally collaborative project between Research Councils in India, the Netherlands and the UK, which is aimed at exploring the wellbeing of older persons in the context of an increasingly globalising world. The topics being explored as part of this project include migration, health, social networks and different types of wellbeing, using nationally representative datasets from the different countries. For more details on this project please see the Age-Globe Network research project page here

    Publications & Activities

    Challenges and opportunities for a Global Index on Active Aging: Lessons from the EU’s Active Ageing Index
    Research Forum 2017 Department of Political and Social Sciences (2017). (Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona)
    Authors: Zaidi A,

    Population ageing and wellbeing in the UK
    Understanding population change in Europe and China: Sharing research experiences for policy development (2016). (University of Southampton)
    Authors: Evandrou M, Vlachantoni A,

    Challenges and Opportunities for a Global Index on Active Aging: Lessons from the EU's Active Ageing Index
    Columbia Aging Center Seminar Series (2016). (Columbia Aging Centre)
    Authors: Zaidi A,

    Active Ageing Index: A legacy of the 2012 European year for active ageing and solidarity between generations
    International Healthy Ageing Congress (2015). (Proczynski Gallery, Warsaw)
    Authors: Zaidi A,

    Active Ageing Index, A legacy of the 2012 European year for active ageing and solidarity between generations
    Horizons for Comparative and Integrative Research on Ageing and Health (2015). (Aula Medica, Stockholm)
    Authors: Zaidi A,

    Active Ageing Index: A Tool to Measure and Monitor Potential of Older People Across European Countries
    10th Conference “Social Monitoring and Reporting in Europe” (2015). (German-Italian Centre for European Excellence, Milan)
    Authors: Zaidi A,

    Media

    Moving Pakistan's older persons from the margins Daily Times Pakistan. 2016
    Article titled 'Moving Pakistan's older persons from the margins' written by Asghar Zaidi on the Daily Times Pakistan.

    Respecting seniors: Day for the elderly celebrated The Tribune. 2016
    Article posted on The Tribune titled 'Respecting seniors: Day for the elderly celebrated' mentions Asghar Zaidi.

    Denmark lagging behind in taking care of the elderly CPH Post Online. 2015
    News article on cphpost.dk, "Denmark lagging behind in taking care of the elderly"

    India no country for old men; Switzerland the best: Report The Times of India. 2015
    News article on The Times of India website, "India no country for old men, Switzerland the best: Report"

    UK makes top 10 in list of best places for older people to live BT website. 2015
    News article on BT website "UK makes top 10 in list of best places for older people to live"

    Switzerland considered the best place in the world for older people Kelowna website. 2015
    News article on Kelowna website, "Switzerland considered the best place in the world for older people"

    Switzerland best place to grow old; India among the worst The Times of India. 2015
    News article on The Times of India website, "Switzerland best place to grow old, India among the worst"

    Ireland 15th best place for older people Irish Health website. 2015
    News article on Irishhealth.com, "Ireland 15th best place for older people"

    India has emerged as among the worst places in the world to grow old The Times of India. 2015
    News article on the Times of India website, "India has emerged as among the worst places in the world to grow old"

    So which country is the best to grow old and play bowls? Yahoo News. 2015
    News article on Yahoo website, "So which country is the best to grow old and play bowls?"

    Loneliness blights UK's chances of being one of best places in the world to grow old The Telegraph. 2015
    News article on the Telegraph website, "Loneliness blights UK's chances of being one of best places in the world to grow old"

    The Best Countries For Older People To Live In: US Takes 9th Place; But Falls Short When It Comes To Health And Income The Medical Daily. 2015
    News article on The Medical Daily, "The Best Countries For Older People To Live In: US Takes 9th Place, But Falls Short When It Comes To Health And Income"

    Where does the UK rank among best countries to grow old in? The Mirror. 2015
    News article on The Mirror website, "Where does the UK rank among best countries to grow old in? "

    Explainer: Which is the best country to grow old in? Sbs.com.au website. 2014
    Article on sbs.com.au titled "Explainer: Which is the best country to grow old in?" is written by Asghar Zaidi

    Which is the best country to grow old in? World Economic Forum website. 2014
    Article on agenda.weforum.org titled "Which is the best country to grow old in?" is written by Asghar Zaidi

    Hard evidence: which is the best country to grow old in? The Conversation. 2014
    Article on theconversation.com titled "Hard evidence: which is the best country to grow old in?" is written by Asghar Zaidi

    Which Is the Best Country to Grow Old In? The Epoch Times. 2014
    Article on www.theepochtimes.com titled "Which Is the Best Country to Grow Old In?" is written by Asghar Zaidi.

    Changing the way we age: Reducing vulnerability and promoting resilience in old age United Nations Development Programme website. 2014
    Article on on hdr.undp.org titled "Changing the way we age: Reducing vulnerability and promoting resilience in old age" is written by CPC member Asghar Zaidi

    Surveying the Aging Landscape AARP International The Journal website. 2014
    Article in AARP International The Journal (and journal.aarpinternational.org) titled "Surveying the Aging Landscape" written by Asghar Zaidi.

    Global Age Watch Index HelpAge webcast. 2014
    Live webcast by Professor Asghar Zaidi on the Global Age Watch Index.

    Global population ageing key topic at UN meeting HelpAge website. 2014
    Article on www.helpage.org titled "Global population ageing key topic at UN meeting" discusses Asghar Zaidi's talk at an event hosted by the UNDP.

    How to deal with the aging of public policy?
    Article on Chinese website www.guozhicn.cn titled "How to deal with the aging of public policy?" written by Jeroen Spijker and John MacInnes.

    First ever global 'index' to measure wellbeing of older people Yottafire website. 2014
    Article on yottafire.com titled "First ever global 'index' to measure wellbeing of older people" discusses a project worked on by Asghar Zaidi.