From March 2010 to February 2015
Project Leader(s): Prof. John Mathers (IAH: Institute for Ageing & Health).
Staff: Prof. Paula Moynihan (IAH), Prof. Martin White (IHS: Institute of Health & Society), Prof. Lynn Rochester (IAH), Dr. Falko Sniehotta (IHS), Prof. Ashley Adamson (IHS), Dr. Thomas Meyer (Institute of Neuroscience).
The increasing burden of frailty and chronic poor health currently accompanying longevity is a public health problem. The challenge to health researchers is to find ways of improving health and maintaining wellbeing throughout the life-course. LiveWell, a five year multidisciplinary research programme, which aims to develop and pilot an integrated suite of well-founded, pragmatic interventions that are effective in promoting health and wellbeing in later life.
In November 2010 there was a launch event at the Great North Museum in Newcastle upon Tyne in which we placed a multi user interactive installation.