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Lifelong Health & Wellbeing

Lifelong Health and Wellbeing (LLHW) is a cross-council initiative established to meet the challenges and opportunities of an ageing population. The LLHW programme supports research addressing factors throughout life that influence health and wellbeing in older age.

What we do

LLHW is working towards a healthy future for our ageing society. Read about our strategy and priorities.

Research & activities

A report of the 2014 LLHW Exploratory Workshop on Transformational Approaches to Improving Hearing Aid Technology is now available to download. (PDF, 148KB)

Guidance on Biomarkers of Healthy Ageing (PDF, 1.08MB) is now available to download.


Since 2008 LLHW has invested £49m in centres, projects and collaborative networks.

People & projects

Read about the impact LLHW has had on researcher’s careers and on people’s lives.

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For all queries regarding the Lifelong Health and Wellbeing programme please contact:

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