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The Black Lives Matter demonstrations have highlighted deep rooted racial inequalities within our society, resulting in the government setting up a new commission to tackle this issue.

At least a million workers aged between 50 and 64 are out of work involuntarily, with caring responsibilities being one of the main reasons. Why aren't they being supported?

Retailers and marketers have a clear role in stimulating demand for inclusive products by highlighting to consumers why certain products are easier to use and helping them identify products that better meet their needs.

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic many of us are relying on technology a lot more but not everyone has access to these tools to support their daily living and wellbeing at home.

The booklet launched by Public Health England and Sport England provides older adults guidance on home-based activities to help maintain their strength and balance.

Housing tenure is a factor that can have a big impact on our quality of life, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This Areas of Research Interest (ARI) document summarises some of the key research questions in relation to the coronavirus pandemic and the implications for those aged 50 to 70.

A post-COVID drive to tackle obesity will be hugely welcome. But those in their 50s and 60s must not be left out.

New ONS figures today show that 3.4 million key workers are over the age of 50, making up almost a third of all key workers. An estimated 130,000 key workers are over the age of 70.