Keep on moving: Understanding physical inactivity among 50-70 year olds
This report explores the experiences, barriers and motivations for physical activity among people in their 50s and 60s.
With Public Health England, we’ve brought together over 120 organisations to help make England the best country in the world to grow old.
Signatories to the consensus statement are committed to giving everyone the opportunities and support they need to have a healthy and good quality later life.
While we are living longer than ever before, not everyone benefits equally from longer lifespans. People in the most deprived circumstances can expect to spend 20 fewer years in good health than those who are better off. And many of us, wherever we live and whatever our income, may have mental or physical health conditions and functional limitations as we age that we need to manage well to enjoy a high quality of later life.
To promote healthy ageing, Ageing Better and Public Health England are working with partners across England to develop and share good practice.
The growing number of signatories includes organisations across the health, housing, employment, research and voluntary sectors – including Age UK, NHS England, and the Department of Health and Social Care.
Signatories commit to five key principles: