We have produced Wisdom in Practice Discussion papers on several aspects of older people being active:
Economic Activity – Economic activity and older people in Scotland
Social Inclusion - Social inclusion and older people in Scotland
Keeping active - Keeping active and older people in Scotland
Contributing to society - Older people contributing to civil society
The We’re Here Too events and report included good examples of older people with higher support needs, including people living in care homes, getting support to be active:
Understanding age and the labour market- Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
This study investigated the role that age and generation play in employment, and how far these factors have changed over time.
The examples in the We’re Here Too report include useful sources for more information and advice.