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Already around a third of all people in the UK are over 50 and despite a recent stalling in increases in lifespan, we’re still on average due to live much longer than our parents and grandparents.

If the Government doesn't address some of today's most pressing issues, it will fail to seize the opportunities that an ageing population brings.

Employers must consider mental health and wellbeing for their older workers if they are to ensure they create an environment where everyone can feel at ease.

A unique group of people - called 'supercentenarians' - are living to age 110 or more. But will the rest of us be as lucky?

As part of the UK Network of Age-friendly Communities, representatives from Age-friendly Cheshire West recently visited the Isle of Wight to learn about the work being done there.

With the population demographic changing, there's now a huge chance for the next government to create a society where we all have the opportunity to age well and enjoy our later lives.

At our breakfast debate in November we explored the role of individuals, employers and policy makers in supporting people to plan for life beyond 50.

Women face financial disadvantages throughout their lives. This can lead to serious inequalities in later life.

Planning deregulation has been high on the political agenda in recent months. But whoever forms the next government must learn from recent experience to ensure that we are creating homes which meet the needs of our changing population.