age2age evaluation report

Age2age: taking a whole community approach to building resilient communities - a project evaluation 

Published: April 2013

Author: Dr Gillian Granville

In 2008, HACT began a five-year programme centred on intergenerational initiatives to learn how the housing sector could address the issues of an ageing society through bringing generations together in communities.

Age is an important dimension of interconnectedness in communities but it is often overlooked in debates around cohesion and resilience. The transfer of power and responsibility from government to communities needs to engage people from across the community and strengthen their interaction with each other. Age2age presents one of the solutions.