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Retailers and marketers have a clear role in stimulating demand for inclusive products by highlighting to consumers why certain products are easier to use and helping them identify products that better meet their needs.

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic many of us are relying on technology a lot more but not everyone has access to these tools to support their daily living and wellbeing at home.

The booklet launched by Public Health England and Sport England provides older adults guidance on home-based activities to help maintain their strength and balance.

Housing tenure is a factor that can have a big impact on our quality of life, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

A post-COVID drive to tackle obesity will be hugely welcome. But those in their 50s and 60s must not be left out.

New ONS figures today show that 3.4 million key workers are over the age of 50, making up almost a third of all key workers. An estimated 130,000 key workers are over the age of 70.

Far from being a 'great leveller', the coronavirus pandemic has laid bare huge health inequalities in the UK.

The evidence so far shows that younger workers are likely to be hit hard by the economic fallout of coronavirus. But the devastation is likely to hit all ages - with particularly long-lasting consequences for older workers.

COVID-19 and subsequent measures for curbing the spread of the virus has highlighted the deep inequalities within our society.