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Transforming places for later lives: Localities strategy 2021

The places we live in play an important role in how we age – but there's no one-size fits all approach. Different localities have distinct assets and challenges. By taking these into account, we can generate solutions that work for us all.

  • Ageing in society
  • Communities
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My vision of a Decade of Healthy Ageing: Corinne, Liverpool

Since Liverpool joined the UK Network of Age-friendly Communities, Steve Rotherham, the Metro Mayor, has been busy engaging with the city region's older residents.

  • Communities
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Futureproofing your home with style

For many, accessible adaptations are a last resort triggered by a crisis. It’s time we instead put the emphasis on creating luxurious, inclusive interiors that bring joy and comfort.

  • Ageing in society
  • Housing
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Retailers failing to cater for the growing over 50s market

Many high street retailers are overlooking the growing over 50s market for easier to use homewares, appliances and fittings, new consumer research suggests.

  • Ageing in society
  • Housing
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What can be done to improve the lives of LGBTQ+ people over 50?

The pandemic has had a profound impact on the mental health and isolation of LGBTQ+ people over 50. Here’s what Opening Doors London is doing to support these communities.

  • Ageing in society
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Ageism and TV: Could Anne Robinson’s Countdown role be a turning point?

While Anne Robinson’s appointment as Countdown presenter is a positive step forward, older women are still seemingly being forced out of presenting roles due to ageist attitudes.

  • Ageing in society
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If we are to age better, society needs to value us at all ages

Ageism affects people in so many ways, from housing to job opportunities. It’s time to challenge this form of discrimination.

  • Ageing in society
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Wednesdays with Marjorie

"I cannot imagine my life without Marjorie, so I urge everyone to be open to intergenerational friendships – age is irrelevant, and you could be missing out on so much laughter and fun!"

  • Communities