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This document lists research, mostly from Australia, which provides the most recent evidence and insights as to why and how ‘men’s shed’ or workshop-based practice can enhance men’s lives and wellbeing in some community settings. It is important to acknowledge the generous c...
http://mengage.org.au/Communities/Groups-and-Event-Organisation-Resources/R
esearch-That-Informs-Mens-Shed-Based-Practice
8/27/2012 12:42:30 PM
In 2014, there are approximately 950 men's sheds around the country and the movement has proven so successful that it has become an accepted model for meeting the needs of older men's health and wellbeing. The Riverstone Men's Shed is one example among many that has successf...
http://mengage.org.au/Communities/Groups-and-Event-Organisation-Resources/G
ood-Practices-In-A-Mens-Shed
9/26/2012 2:51:38 PM
The evaluation identifies, through qualitative and quantitative means to what degree Men’s Sheds:  help men regain a sense of purpose in life enhance self-esteem decrease social isolation facilitate friendship and companionship provide an e...
http://mengage.org.au/Communities/Mens-Sheds-Research/BeyondBlue--Research-
Evaluation-of-Men-s-Sheds
2/20/2014 12:04:41 PM
Clearly the rise of the Men's Shed movement in Australia has provided a very good example of the kind of program that engages with men and the community and acts as a catalyst for improving men's health. In many ways the analysis and research of why men's sheds are so engagi...
http://mengage.org.au/Communities/Mens-Sheds-Research/Review-Of-Research-On
-Mens-Sheds-And-Health
10/30/2012 2:02:58 PM
  The Shed's values and intentions are to value and empower Aboriginal males and their families...   The Shed was established in 2004 as a partnership between the Western Sydney University, Men's Health Information and Resource Centre (MHIRC) and the Holy Family Church...
http://mengage.org.au/Communities/Mens-Sheds-Research/MHIRC--The-Shed-At-Mo
unt-Druitt
7/22/2014 11:20:48 AM
  There is now also some evidence that involvement in meaningful activities that include social engagement can potentially slow down the progression of dementia..   Men with dementia or those caring for someone with dementia may find that friendships become more diffic...
http://mengage.org.au/Conditions/Dementia/Alzheimers-Australia-Shed-And-Dem
entia-Manual
10/24/2016 11:40:41 AM
MENGAGE encourages men to broaden their social networks, reaching out to and bonding with mates not only for personal enrichment but also for emotional support in challenging times. Many men make social connections and build social support by joining for example a Men's She...
http://mengage.org.au/Social-Factors/Friendships-Relationships/MHPE-Mens-So
cial-Connectedness
10/12/2016 10:38:44 AM

http://mengage.org.au/Communities/Mens-Sheds-Research 10/30/2012 2:01:06 PM
Retirement Retirement is often referred to as the third age and for men can present either a new opportunity to pursue favourite activities or a time of uncertainty. With the rise of the men's sheds movement, there is a new awareness of the kinds of health issues faced by ol...
http://mengage.org.au/Life-Stages/Retirement 7/11/2012 3:10:21 PM
Resources For Organising Groups & Events What can you share with us about better ways to run a men's health program or event? This section aims to draw together learnings and insights from past events to give you an idea of what works well and what doesn't work so well in run...
http://mengage.org.au/Communities/Groups-and-Event-Organisation-Resources 8/22/2012 2:54:27 PM
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