Improved access to greenspaces needed

17 Feb 2019

Ageing Well Director, Associate Professor Debra Waters, is a co-author of a new study that argues older adults need improved access to green spaces (e.g. gardens, parks).

Further information

  • You can read more about the research in a media release from the University of Otago;
  • You can read the study article here:

Heezik, Y. van, Freeman, C., Buttery, Y., & Waters, D. L. (2018). Factors Affecting the Extent and Quality of Nature Engagement of Older Adults Living in a Range of Home Types. Environment and Behavior. https://doi.org/10.1177/0013916518821148