News | Ageing Better | 11 May 2017
The government has an opportunity to address the challenges and seize the opportunities of an ageing population, to ensure everyone enjoys a good later life.
News | Ageing Better | 2 May 2017
A new report from the Centre for Ageing Better and the Resolution Foundation, 'A mid-life less ordinary?' identifies characteristics and incomes of low to middle income households age 50 to State Pension age. It highlights that the recent pay squeeze has left many of Britain’s 1.8 million older low and middle income households struggling to save for retirement, despite enjoying strong employment growth over the last 20 years.
News | Ageing Better | 12 April 2017
The Centre for Ageing Better has awarded a grant to Good Things Foundation for new research with people in later life around digital technology. Helping people in later life to get online in the ways that they want will help them access information, advice and services more easily and cheaply, as well as connecting with people and activities that matter to them.
News | Ageing Better | 23 March 2017
Since the start of the Review in March 2016, John Cridland and his Independent Review Team have been gathering evidence and talking to stakeholders and the public across the United Kingdom. The Centre for Ageing Better has been an active voice throughout and has provided detailed advice and submissions. Here we issue our response to the final report
News | Ageing Better | 9 March 2017
Read the Centre for Ageing Better's response to the Chancellor, Philip Hammond's Spring Budget.
News | Ageing Better | 6 March 2017
If people with health problems aren’t supported to stay in work, it can dramatically affect their chance of enjoying a good later life. If we all want to enjoy good work and good health as we age, we need a shift in the nature of work.
News | Ageing Better | 7 February 2017
We welcome the reference to the housing needs of our ageing population in today’s Housing white paper. Over the next 25 years, the proportion of households where the oldest person is 85 or over will grow faster than any other age group so homes that meet the needs of older people will be in greater demand.
News | Ageing Better | 6 February 2017
Today the Government’s Business Champion for Older Workers, Andy Briggs, announced a new target of one million more people aged 50 and over in work over the next five years.
The Centre for Ageing Better today releases a new report, Fulfilling work: what do older workers value about work and why? which identifies the characteristics of work that are important to people aged 50 and over, and explores actions employers can take to attract and retain them.
News | Ageing Better | 2 February 2017
The Centre for Ageing Better supports the Fuller Working Lives strategy, issued today (2 February). There are around 3.5 million people not in work between 50 and the State Pension Age, and around a million of those stopped work before they were ready.
News | Ageing Better | 25 January 2017
Today, the Centre for Ageing Better has launched a new area of work on Physical Activity by publishing results of our survey of 1296 people across England, carried out by IPSOS Mori in December 2016. Initially, we are focussing on maintaining and improving muscle strength and balance as we know it can help people in later life live independently and reduce the risk of falls.