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The national Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) budget will increase by 8% to £505m.

Latest figures from the ONS show that increasing numbers of people in mid-life are living alone.

A recent article in the Lancet suggested a quarter of over 50s claimed they've been unfairly treated in stores, restaurants and hospitals.

Many UK homes are unsuitable for older people, preventing them from moving house.

Latest figures from the ONS show that pensioner incomes have been stagnant for a decade.

Latest figures from the ONS show that the gap in life expectancy between those living in the richest and poorest parts of England has widened.

Changes need to be made to make sure we have fewer issues in our later lives so we are able to enjoy them.

A lack of employment in the over 50s and ageism are just some of the issues looked at in our latest report, 'The State of Ageing 2019'.

The Centre for Ageing Better and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) have given funding to five projects to make volunteering more age-friendly and inclusive.