‘Mustn’t grumble’: taking action to support health at work
Blog | Patrick Thomson, Senior Programme Manager, Centre for Ageing Better | 1 August 2017
Poor health isn’t an inevitable part of ageing. However, we know that health conditions can become more likely as we get older. Poor health is one of the biggest factors causing people to leave work earlier than they would like to.
Recovering From The Dementia Tax
Blog | Anna Dixon, Chief Executive, the Centre for Ageing Better | 28 July 2017
There have been many years of discussion and debate on social care but little action. Being able to access high-quality care and support when you need it in later life is essential if we are to enjoy a decent quality of life for as long as possible and to die with dignity.
50 is the new normal
Blog | Louise Ansari, Director of Communications, Centre for Ageing Better | 27 July 2017
I turned fifty a couple of months ago. I had a great party and wasn’t immediately bombarded by Saga adverts for cruises on Facebook as friends had warned. Maybe it’s because I work at the Centre for Ageing Better, but I feel the same as I did when I was 49.
What makes an age-friendly workplace?
Blog | Luke Price, Evidence Officer, Centre for Ageing Better | 13 July 2017
Barely a day goes by without some mention of longer working lives in the news. It is therefore crucial that policy makers and employers start thinking now about how we can make workplaces more age friendly.