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Quality in Ageing and Older Adults (QAOA) publishes international, peer-reviewed content that makes sense of current research, policy and practice in working with older people at a key time of demographic change.

ISSN: 1471-7794
eISSN: 1471-7794

Aims and scope

Quality in Ageing and Older Adults (QAOA) particularly considers the implications of research and policy in the context of researching, managing and commissioning services for older people. 

QAOA draws out practical information about how to promote quality of life in later years as well as offering current guidance on appropriate service provision and delivery. 

Content provides a multidisciplinary perspective on ageing and considers the role of older people within their wider communities and society with the overall goals of promoting the potential for independence, control and enhanced well-being. The journal is relevant to the broad range of researchers and professionals involved in the study of ageing and delivering services to older people.

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This journal is aligned with our healthier lives goal

We understand the importance of a world that recognises and protects the most vulnerable and acknowledges the importance of a healthy mind as well as a healthy body.

SDG 1 No poverty
SDG 2 Zero hunger
SDG 3 Good health & well-being
SDG 6 Clean water & sanitation
SDG 8 Decent work & economic growth
SDG 10 Reduced inequalities
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