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Why we're putting the Age-friendly Movement at the heart of our new strategy

Today we unveil our bold new strategy to help realise our vision of a society in which everyone can live a good later life.

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Ageing Better to deliver new campaign against age-based discrimination

A bold new public campaign tackling the scourge of everyday ageism is heading up our new 2022-25 strategy.

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Prime Minister’s housing reforms offer no solace from cost-of-living crisis for older renters

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled new housing proposals including extending the Right to Buy to housing association tenants and allowing low earners to use housing benefit towards a mortgage.

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70 years and counting: Reflections on the Queen’s Jubilee

This Platinum Jubilee, the country comes together to celebrate the role the Queen has been fulfilling ever since 1952.

  • Ageing in society
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How do we challenge the ageist narrative that exists in society?

The government has a major role to play in the fight to eradicate ageism, but action needs to be much broader to deliver change.

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Chancellor's temporary measures for pensioners need to be backed up with long-term solutions

Substantial reforms that go further than the Chancellor's cost-of-living support are needed to tackle the systemic issues eroding the quality of later life.

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Is the UK truly the best country to grow up and grow old in?

The House of Commons recently debated whether the UK is the best country to be an older person. Unfortunately we're far from that being a reality.

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Older worker employment still stalling two years on from pandemic

Employment of older workers is still failing to recover to pre-pandemic levels, with almost a quarter of a million more people aged 50-64 economically inactive.

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Latest research from others

International Longevity Centre UK
21 Jun 2022
These reports are part of a series of deep-dives into how G20 countries can support older people's economic contributions and how societies globally can become more age-friendly. These reports focus on Mexico, Canada and the UK.
Department of Health and Social Care
15 Jun 2022
In spring 2022, the government carried out a public consultation seeking views on the social care cost cap. This document outlines the government response to the ‘supporting local preparation’ part of the consultation.
Department of Health and Social Care
15 Jun 2022
This guidance applies to the charging reform implementation support funding. It sets out allocations of the implementation support grant for 2022 to 2023 and guidance intended to assist local authorities.

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