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What makes an age-friendly workplace?

It is crucial that policymakers and employers start thinking now about how we can make workplaces more age-friendly.

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Matthew Taylor response

Response to Matthew Taylor’s Review of Modern Employment Practices

The Taylor Review must lead to positive action from Government and employers to support older workers – whatever their employment status.

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Health vs Wealth: Working mothers stuck between a rock and a hard place

Many working mothers attest to being stuck between a rock and a hard place when it comes to balancing their health and financial security.

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New web resource will help communities to ‘age better’

Our new web resource offers information and insights into ways communities can respond to our ageing society and provide a better life for their residents.

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National Care Home Open Day

National Care Home Open Day is an initiative that sees care homes across the UK open their doors to their local communities. Read reflections from our team.

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Home adaptations research

New research into how home adaptations can help improve later life

We've commissioned a team from Northumbria University to carry out primary research into how home adaptations can contribute to improving later lives.

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Silver surfers – safety first

A quarter of over 75s are now using tablet computers and nearly half (48%) of internet users aged 65-74 have a social media profile.

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Why I care

Why I care

So it seems by the dictionary definition I am a carer. That’s weird as I don’t see myself as one – it’s just what I do for my husband.