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Healthy homes

The need for healthy homes

Town and Country Planning Association's Healthy Homes Act sets out to create a clear definition of what a healthy home should be and to bring in a law that would require all homes to meet this standard.

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Volunteering

New guide launched to help community organisations future-proof their volunteer base in the wake of COVID-19

The guide will help voluntary organisations mobilise and engage a more diverse range of over 50s volunteers, including those who typically face barriers to getting involved in their communities.

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Office

The rise in entrepreneurialism among older workers post COVID-19

Starting up your own business at any stage of life is not an easy task, but when compared with the alternatives, it appears that increasing numbers of talented over 50s are deciding to invest in themselves.

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NatCEN

Lockdown boosted neighbourliness and trust, according to new study

People feel more trusting of their neighbours and more people now say they have someone to count on to help them out as a result of lockdown, new data reveals.

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innovation of ageing

How innovation can facilitate a better quality of life

The Rayne Foundation, The Tudor Trust, The Dulverton Trust and The John Ellerman Foundation have been collaborating to create scalable and sustainable ways of improving the lives of those in later life.

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Flexible working

What are the benefits of flexible working?

A recent report revealed almost three quarters of UK employees aged 55 or over reported in a survey that they either already work flexibly or want to.