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Age-friendly Communities are offering an opportunity for action, with local authorities across the country leading the charge in tackling the crisis and declaring climate emergencies.
With the official confirmation of six new members across the UK, it brings the total number of Age-friendly Communities to 52.
A lack of action on poor-quality housing is leading to avoidable deaths, with 1 in 10 homes posing a serious risk to their residents’ health or safety.
The state of England's homes is shocking, with millions living in homes that put their health and safety at risk. Why then have we become collectively complacent about this huge issue?
The Good Home Dialogue brought together people with experience of poor-quality homes. But dialogue, when it works well, isn’t just about hearing people’s problems, it entrusts them with the tools to critically assess potential solutions.
New figures have shown that over 50s have been hit hard by pandemic, with 31,000 over 50s made redundant between May and July.
It’s vital that the suspension of the triple lock is a genuinely temporary measure in response to the events of the pandemic, and that the earnings link be reinstated after a year.
During the pandemic, many older adults were told to stay at home. But what does being confined indoors do to someone’s health?