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Longer lives are an opportunity not just a burden. Politicians need to sign up to a manifesto for ageing better, writes our Chair Lord Filkin.

We are calling on UK employers to ensure they have more age-friendly employment policies and practices, as a survey published today suggests thousands of organisations are unprepared for an ageing workforce.

Number of households occupied by over 65s has increased dramatically, by 20% since 2008, with many older people still living in homes deemed hazardous, in disrepair, or too cold.

As London joins the global network of Age Friendly Communities, Jane Scobie reflects on the research she carried out for the Greater London Authority on how to make the Capital more age-friendly

A new report by the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) warns many people don't know how much they'll need to be financially secure in later life.

New evidence review supports current UK Chief Medical Officers’ guidance of 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity as well as strength exercises on two or more days a week.

Mayor Andy Burnham announces the launch of Festival of Ageing and the Mayoral Age-Friendly Communities Challenge to identify age-friendly places and projects.

Many people oversimplify when they talk about age cohorts like ‘baby-boomers’ and ‘Gen X-ers’, which can lead to misconceptions about how people of ‘a certain age’ think and behave.

We need to begin busting myths about housing and ageing, and start focusing on current housing stock.