The 2014-15 exploration into how innovations, enabled by digital technology, can help support personal well being, and services for ageing better, was undertaken with the Digital Inclusion Group of the Age Action Alliance. It built on an exploration carried out in 2012-13 for the Nominet Trust, and led to further work on Living in the Digital Age. livingwell/index.
The spark for the exploration was the belief that the Big Lottery Fund’s £82 million Ageing Better programme, launched in September 2014, could make a far greater contribution if it embraced the potential for digital innovation and wider knowledge sharing.
The livingwell/resources includes examples:
The general process for explorations is described here.
The main stages so far in this exploration have been:
The next stages was holding a workshop with the Department for Communities and Local Government.
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