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Why design is a strategic growth ingredient for Healthy Ageing

The ageing population presents a significant opportunity for businesses. But without harnessing the benefits of design, it might be more difficult to achieve success.

  • Ageing in society
  • Health
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When will retailers wake up and start creating stylish inclusive products that meets consumer demands?

With an ageing population, the UK must become more accessible for those with mobility issues. Part of that is creating inclusive products that people actually want to buy.

  • Ageing in society
  • Housing
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People in mid-life most pessimistic about ageing

Our new report, 'Reframing ageing', finds that people in their 50s and 60s are most likely to feel negative about ageing.

  • Ageing in society
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New accredited learning programme for over 50s employability support launched

The Centre for Ageing Better and the Institute for Employability Professionals (IEP) have launched an accredited learning programme for employability practitioners on supporting over 50s jobseekers.

  • Work
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Older man preparing rowing boat

How the fitness sector can support adults to remain active in later life

Remaining physically active is key to staying independent and reducing chances of developing conditions that lead to preventable disability. But more than a third of adults over the age of 55 are classified as inactive.

  • Health
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‘Four Walls’: A design innovation for friendlier and accessible homes

Our housing stock urgently needs renovating to make it more accessible. So Athul Dinesh from the National Institute of Design designed an app to help.

  • Housing
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Figures show one million households live in homes that don’t meet their needs

The Centre for Ageing Better and Habinteg are urging action from government on the number of disabled and older people living in unsuitable and inaccessible homes.

  • Housing