Lifelong Health and Wellbeing Initiative

Lifelong Health & Wellbeing Initiative logoLifelong Health and Wellbeing (LLHW) is a major cross-council initiative supporting multi-disciplinary research. It addresses factors across the life course that influence healthy ageing and wellbeing in later life.


  • Target factors over the life course that may be major determinants of health and wellbeing in later life.
  • Identify and develop effective interventions that lead to improved health and quality of life in later life.
  • Inform policy and practice including the development of services and technologies to support independent living.
  • Increase capacity and capability in ageing-relevant research.