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Creating a book of the future for a better later life

My five-year-old daughter is very interested in the ‘olden days’, when mummy and daddy were little. Her eyes widen when we explain there was no Google.

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Volunteering for better later life

Volunteering for a better later life

People aged over 75 are just as likely to volunteer once a month as people aged 16-49. We think it’s time to focus on older volunteers too.

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Getting online

Getting online, but not clicking with it?

ONS data released last week shows that internet usage is growing fastest amongst those approaching and in retirement.

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Better later lives

Priority actions for better later lives

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.

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Forgotten fifties

A mid-life less ordinary?

This report examines living standards of the one in three low and middle income (LMI) households headed by someone aged between 50 and State Pension age.

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Struggling to save

Struggling to save for retirement

Our report with the Resolution Foundation finds that older people are experiencing similar hardships to younger working families.

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Supporting people in later life around digital technology

We've awarded a grant to Good Things Foundation for new research with people in later life around digital technology.

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Grandma Williams challenges the Government's digital strategy

Older people need to get into the digital world. Business needs us there, so does government, and health care too is moving on line.