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The Prime Minister spoke to the National Housing Federation about the need for more social housing.

While we might want to plan ahead for our future, the day-to-day challenges we all face can make it hard to do in practice.

A typical worker has about 11 pension pots over their career, making it difficult to track. The pensions sector has recognised this problem and has been developing the ‘pensions dashboard’.

With sharp advances in life expectancy, supporting healthy ageing can enable more people to enjoy extra years living healthy, independent lives and avert a social care crisis.

While some people know the basic things they need to plan for as they approach later life, many of us leave the fine details to the last moment.

For many people, looking ahead to what we’ll think, feel and need in later life is almost impossible – even if they’re aware of the importance of planning.

As a millennial who works on the issue of ageing, you may be susceptible to loaded questions about if you're too young to care about people in their later lives.

How long do you think you’ll live? Until you’re 70? 80? 90? Do you think you’ll reach 100?  

Lord Geoffrey Filkin CBE will step down from his role as Chair of the Board at the Centre for Ageing Better at the end of this year.