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Sophy Proctor, Head of Funding at the Big Lottery Fund, picks out some of the highlights of the UK-wide Ageing Better programme.

Read our response to the Government's Civil Society Strategy: Building a future that works for everyone.

Jemma Mouland, our digital lead, responds to the latest internet use statistics for adults in the UK

Read our response to the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) report 'Living the Future Life - the implications of a longer life'.

Longer lives are an opportunity not just a burden. Politicians need to sign up to a manifesto for ageing better, writes our Chair Lord Filkin.

We are calling on UK employers to ensure they have more age-friendly employment policies and practices, as a survey published today suggests thousands of organisations are unprepared for an ageing workforce.

Number of households occupied by over 65s has increased dramatically, by 20% since 2008, with many older people still living in homes deemed hazardous, in disrepair, or too cold.

As London joins the global network of Age Friendly Communities, Jane Scobie reflects on the research she carried out for the Greater London Authority on how to make the Capital more age-friendly

Research shows people are delaying making vital changes to homes because of the clinical and stigmatising appearance of products like handrails and ramps.