Transform Ageing brochure

Guide
03/11/2017

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Inside you will find

  • Information about our Transform Ageing programme

This will interest

  • Those interested in a new approach to addressing ageing
  • People in later life
  • Social entrepreneurs
  • Public sector organisations

Transform Ageing is a pioneering programme taking a community and design led approach to improve people’s experience of ageing.

Bringing together people in later life, social entrepreneurs and public sector leaders, Transform Ageing examines challenges ageing communities in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset experience and aims to support social entrepreneurs to develop and deliver innovative product and service solutions to meet these needs.

Over the three years of the programme we will demonstrate that combining social entrepreneurship and community action with world class design practice can drive positive change, responding to the challenge of our ageing society.

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