To engage with groups of older women over 55 years from a range of cultural, geographic and economic backgrounds living in Greater Melbourne to discuss their experiences of ageing, particularly in the context of health, housing, demographic and climate change.
To inform and build on the development of innovative strategies and solutions to address the issues highlighted in Greater Melbourne Vital Signs 2017 relevant to older women.
Key research question:
Given demographic changes and urban development across Greater Melbourne, what matters to older women as they grow older?
Project design and methods:
A qualitative research project comprised of facilitated semi-structured group discussions conducted with older women across Greater Melbourne.