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Housing and Ageing Seminar: Scotland 2030

13 Feb 2019

As part of the Scotland 2030 programme, run by the think tank at the Scottish Parliament, Scotland Future’s Forum, a seminar about recent research into housing and ageing was held in January. LGiU’s Isla Whateley attended, and blogs about what she learned.

Better Living In Your Own Home: a look at the many benefits of home sharing

21 Mar 2018

Changing demographics and the housing crisis are two pertinent issues facing local authorities in Ireland, and we’re seeing that they can be effectively addressed together – through home sharing initiatives. Elder Home Share matches up vetted accommodation seekers to live with elderly homeowners in their own home as a home share companion. Here, its founder, Saoirse Sheridan, […]