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The government’s post-Brexit immigration plans will bring new urgency to employers’ efforts to retain their workers for as long as they can. Our Age-Friendly Five shows how this can be done.

High street banks are swiftly closing down ‘non-performing’ branches, resulting in some communities being cut off from their cash. What impact does this have on older people?

A lack of public toilets in London is being tackled head-on by community forum, London Loo Codes, a Twitter account allowing people to share access codes for toilets located in restaurants, cafes, and other buildings across the city.

Blaming baby boomers for inequalities will get us nowhere as we must look at the differences between 'old' and 'rich'.

Members of Age-friendly of Sefton visited Leeds late in 2019, to find out about the work being done there to make it the best city to grow old in.

Cities across the UK are planning serious regeneration projects. But are they considering the needs of older people?

Recent figures show that workers aged 65 and older will be responsible for more than half of all UK employment growth over the next 10 years and almost two-thirds of employment growth by 2060.

The hunt for a 'cure' for ageing is looking more promising than ever. But can we really slow down the ageing process?

Too many older people are living in homes that don't meet their needs - and if we don't make change now, that number is only set to increase.