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What will the retirement of the future look like?

Will working into our 70s become the norm or will retirement vanish altogether for many in the future?

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New survey reveals half of people don’t believe they will look good when they are old

The new data also reveals that significant proportions of the population have concerns about their mobility, mental function, competency in their jobs, and ability to drive as they get older.

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Older workers will need tailored support to recover from steel plant redundancies

Tata Steel has confirmed it is cutting 2,800 jobs across the UK, including 2,500 at its Port Talbot site.

The steel industry is known for having a high proportion of older workers who are likely to be hit hard by this announcement.

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Are you ageist? England’s first ever anti-ageism campaign launches

Today we're launching Age Without Limits, a hard-hitting new campaign highlighting the issue of ageism.

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Professor Dame Carol Black recognised in New Year Honours List 2024 with senior honour

The Centre for Ageing Better is delighted to congratulate its Chair, Professor Dame Carol Black, on being awarded the Dame Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE) in the New Year’s Honours List 2024.

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Ageing Better’s Santa Wish List

This Christmas, our Ageing Better experts are not asking Santa for a Stretch Armstong, a Cabbage Patch Doll or a Thunderbirds Tracey Island.

Instead, we’re asking St Nicholas to sprinkle some of his yuletide magic to bring about lasting societal change in 2024.

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Learning and sharing: Coming together to celebrate Age-friendly Communities

At the end of last month, Age-friendly Community members from across the country came together for another successful UK Network of Age-friendly Communities Conference.

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Media Manager
As Media Manager, Neil is responsible for growing Ageing Better’s profile and relationships across national, regional, trade and broadcast media.

Latest research from others

Department of Health and Social Care
21 Dec 2023
The adult social care outcomes framework (ASCOF) measures how well care and support services achieve the outcomes that matter most to people. The ASCOF handbook of definitions sets out the technical detail of each measure, with examples to minimise confusion and inconsistency in reporting and interpretation.
Department of Health and Social Care
20 Dec 2023
This guidance outlines priorities for how social care data is collected, shared and used, and how the quality and availability of adult social care data is improved, at both national and local levels.
Department for Work & Pensions
20 Dec 2023
This publication lists the benefit rates and pension rates for 2024 to 2025 as set out in the written ministerial statement made by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on 22 November 2023.

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