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ISSN 1358-1376

An annual subscription provides Internet access with monthly updates and 4 quarterly issues of the AgeInfo CD-ROM. For further information and subscription details, contact Gillian Crosby or Nat Lievesley at CPA tel +44 (0)20 7553 6500 or email


AgeInfo is an unrivalled source of easily accessible, relevant and regularly updated information on older age issues drawn from CPA's authoritative library collection.

Updated monthly on the Web and quarterly on CD, AgeInfo consists of three searchable databases:

  • Bibliographic database - over 55,000 references to books, journal articles, central and local government reports, statistical sources, legislation and research reports held in CPA's library. Entries have full content descriptions.
  • Organisations database - contact details, history and activities of approximately 4,000 organisations worldwide active in the field of older age.
  • Calendar of events database - forthcoming courses, conferences and other events of interest to practitioners and researchers.

AgeInfo contains UK, European and US material on a wide range of social issues affecting older people. Topics include transport, housing, leisure activities, health, poverty and social exclusion, pensions, as well as specific issues to do with older age such as elder abuse, age discrimination, long term care, dementia, regulation and inspection, empowerment and advocacy, hospital discharge, minority ethnic elders, and rights and risk. All UK government initiatives and policy documents are fully covered.

AgeInfo offers an invaluable service to the community of practitioners, researchers and students who require a comprehensive and reliable source of information on issues around ageing.


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