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Five ways Age-friendly Communities are taking intergenerational approaches

This week sees the start of Global Intergenerational Week, a campaign encouraging everyone to embrace intergenerational practice and relationships.

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New Ageing Better campaign calls on government to halve number of unsafe homes within next decade to improve nation's health

Newly launched Safe Homes Now campaign with eight other charities says it is time to end the scandal of 8 million people living in dangerous homes that pose significant risk to inhabitants’ health.

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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.

  • Age-friendly Movement

Latest research from others

National Housing Federation
1 Apr 2024
This paper outlines the importance of increasing the availability of supported housing in England, particularly for older people.
Office for National Statistics
8 Apr 2024
This report provides an overview of changes in milestones to adult life, including for older people.
Social Care Institute for Excellence
4 Mar 2024
This report explores the benefits of local housing partnerships for creating strategic plans for older people’s housing.

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