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High street banks are swiftly closing down ‘non-performing’ branches, resulting in some communities being cut off from their cash. What impact does this have on older people?

A lack of public toilets in London is being tackled head-on by community forum, London Loo Codes, a Twitter account allowing people to share access codes for toilets located in restaurants, cafes, and other buildings across the city.

Members of Age-friendly of Sefton visited Leeds late in 2019, to find out about the work being done there to make it the best city to grow old in.

Cities across the UK are planning serious regeneration projects. But are they considering the needs of older people?

Recent figures show that workers aged 65 and older will be responsible for more than half of all UK employment growth over the next 10 years and almost two-thirds of employment growth by 2060.

The hunt for a 'cure' for ageing is looking more promising than ever. But can we really slow down the ageing process?

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.