1. edX

    edX Nutrition in Ageing

    Overview What are the nutritional needs of older people? What happens when older people become malnourished? What does a healthy diet look like? As a care provider for people in their later years, these and similar questions will be familiar to you. Our bodies begin to function differently as...
  2. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Caring for Older People: a Partnership Model

    Overview Discover practical ways to better support and care for older people Ageing and some of the challenges it represents can be a daunting experience for older people, their family, friends and healthcare teams alike. The purpose of this course is to help you better understand and address...
  3. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn The Musculoskeletal System: The Science of Staying Active into Old Age

    Overview This free online course has been developed by the MRC-Arthritis Research UK Centre for Integrated research into Musculoskeletal Ageing, a collaboration between the Universities of Liverpool, Sheffield and Newcastle. On this course, you’ll learn why our bones, joints and muscles function...
  4. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Why Do We Age? The Molecular Mechanisms of Ageing

    Overview The “why” and “how” of ageing has puzzled mankind ever since it questioned its place in the universe. However, it was only after infectious diseases became more controlled and reliable food supplies became generally available, that the rapid increase of the average lifespan made science...