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Inclusive language in job adverts a ‘win-win’ for employers and jobseekers

New report shows that only 5.5% of job adverts mention flexible working, which risks deterring both younger and older applicants.

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Cold homes kill people – and the planet. It’s time for an upgrade

With the government set to announce an ambitious new pledge to cut carbon emissions this week, we must see strategic action in improving our homes as part of its long-term plans.

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What’s in an icon?

Barbara Douglas from the Elder Council of Newcastle and judge of our age-positive icon competition guides us through the process of how the winning designs were chosen.

  • Ageing in society
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How can we tackle the financial barriers that prevent us from improving our homes?

The Good Home Inquiry is examining how to address the differing finance needs, from funding small repairs and adaptations to comprehensive, whole house upgrades.

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Dr Anna Dixon announced as Chair of Archbishop's new Commission on Reimagining Care

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have today announced a new commission aimed at developing a radical and inspiring vision that reimagines care and support.

  • Ageing in society
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What can an 82-year-old Hamlet tell us about inclusivity in the workplace?

While A-list actors may be able to find work whatever their age, it’s a different story for ordinary older workers who face barriers to work right from the start.

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Do symbols speak louder than words when it comes to our attitudes to ‘the elderly’?

Our recently released age-positive icons have launched to change the negative stereotypes associated with ageing and to help us move towards a more positive, realistic image.

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Poorest hit hardest by pandemic, according to new figures

The pandemic has had the worst impact on those who are struggling financially, including on their physical and emotional health, financial security, and relationships.

  • Ageing in society