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How the mayoral elections might impact the long-awaited plan to make London age-friendly

On May 2, more than 6 million Londoners will go to the polls to elect a mayor and 25 London Assembly members.

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Significant progress: Ageing Better welcomes new worker rights on carer’s leave and flexible working

New legislation, which came into force over the weekend, has bolstered employee rights in the workplace.

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Here’s why saving for a comfortable retirement is more difficult for women, Disabled people and people from minority ethnic backgrounds

Our recent State of Ageing finance chapter details the staggering number of pensioners without savings or workplace/private pensions left to get by on the meagre state pension.

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Startling new stats show nation’s health in decline and regional inequalities soaring

New ONS data reveals that where you live in the country can impact how long you can expect to live free of serious ill-health and injury by up to seven years.

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Celebrating Age Without Limits’ first national Action Day

Wednesday 20 March 2024 will be forever remembered as a critical day in the growth of the Age Without Limits campaign and the life of the Centre for Ageing Better.

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Negative stereotypes of older people key driver of widespread ageism

A new survey commissioned by the Age Without Limits campaign reveals majority of people aged 50 and above feel the media and advertising depict older people in a negative and stereotypical way.

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What Labour should say about 50 Plus employment

As the prospect of a General Election looms ever closer, we’re beginning to learn what we might expect from each party’s manifestoes.

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Meet the team

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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

Age UK
26 Feb 2024
This report outlines the impact of the cost of living on older people during winter months.
Hadfield-Spoor, M., et al., Public Health Nutrition
26 Feb 2024
This study examines the relationship between disability, age, and food insecurity in the UK.
Lynch, M., et al., Scientific Reports
11 Mar 2024
The study investigates factors affecting Healthy Working Life Expectancy (HWLE) for those living in England at the age of 50.

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