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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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Being age-friendly makes perfect sense for businesses – and the customers they serve.
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Ensuring more older workers see a future in hospitality key to sector’s future success

We often hear that age is just a number. Yet like the best clichés when it comes to working in the brewing and pub industry it’s built on rock solid truth.
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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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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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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.

Stories

How do you create a menopause-friendly workplace?

On World Menopause Day, three Age-friendly Employer Pledge employers discuss the policies and practices they have successfully put in place.  

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Changing the language of our recruitment helped us to find the workforce we were looking for

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East Riding of Yorkshire Council – a modern workforce in a modern workplace

Darren Stevens is Executive Director of Corporate Resources at East Riding of Yorkshire Council. He outlines the work that East Riding of Yorkshire Council is doing to become an Age-friendly Employer.

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Latest research from others

Schmitz, A., et al., International Journal of Care and Caring
23 May 2024
This paper summarises findings on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on informal carers for older people.
Bennie, M., et al., British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
29 May 2024
This paper outlines the prevalence of polypharmacy (taking five or more medications) amongst older people living in Europe.
Resolution Foundation
29 May 2024
The article explores the impact of the "triple lock" pension policy in the UK.

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