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Closing employment gap for older workers would generate £9 billion a year for economy

Ageing Better has joined forces with a number of organisations to outline six steps political parties should take to level the playing field for older workers.

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Action today for all our tomorrows

The Centre for Ageing Better is tackling inequalities in ageing. We're working to make our homes and workplaces suitable for us as we get older, as well as building an Age-friendly Movement to challenge negative attitudes about ageing.

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The State of Ageing is the most detailed and up-to-date report about ageing in England. Hover over the different chapter sections and central logo to find out more.
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Join the UK Network of Age-friendly Communities in celebrating the integral role of older people in our communities, this International Day of Older People.
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New analysis reveals how poor quality housing is incurring huge costs and pressures on the NHS and social care.
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No one should have to live in a home that damages their health, yet it is the norm for far too many people in England today. We’re leading a national campaign to fix unsafe homes.
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This week sees the start of Global Intergenerational Week, a campaign encouraging everyone to embrace intergenerational practice and relationships.
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The uncertainty around lifting the state pension age to 68 has again highlighted the need for better long-term planning for our ageing population.
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Photos in the image library, which depict older people in non-stereotypical ways, are available to download for free.

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We discussed whether the Budget really will deliver more employment for people in their 50s and 60s.
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What is an Age-friendly Community? Learn about the WHO Age-friendly Communities framework and what can be achieved through becoming one.
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This webinar explained how you can capture photos that show the diversity of older people in realistic and authentic ways.

Latest research from others

Humboldt, S. et al., Aging and Mental Health
6 May 2024
This paper investigates the relationships between ageism, civic participation and mental health for older people. Based on qualitative research with 782 people aged between 65 to 88 living in the UK…
Local Government Association
14 May 2024
This report reflects on the impacts of the 2014 Care Act on adult social care, including for older people. Drawing on qualitative and survey research with social care stakeholders, staff and service…
Pereira, H. et al., Geriatrics
19 May 2024
This paper explores older men’s views on social connectedness in later life. Using qualitative data from 104 interviews with Portuguese men aged 65 or older, it outlines difficulties experienced…

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