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As ONS releases its analysis of the latest UK labour market headline statistics for February 2019, it's positive to see increases in employment rates.

The Royal Osteoporosis Society announces plans to bring together leading researchers, clinicians and academics to advance knowledge of osteoporosis and bone health.

A new global study by Ipsos MORI explores attitudes to ageing and later life across 30 countries.

Strength and balance training programmes can help people at risk of falls live safely and independently, but their availability is a postcode lottery.  

By not prioritising strength and balance programmes, we are missing the opportunity to ease pressure on A&E departments and reduce demand for social care.

Measurement is an essential part of achieving social change. The Ageing Better Measures Framework is a new tool to help understand the dynamics of ageing.  

Many baby-boomers either don’t want to or can't downsize. The lack of suitable homes prevents many people moving at all.

Old age is often portrayed as a negative experience, especially in the media.

Our lead on work, Patrick Thomson responds to the latest ONS figures on employment, unemployment and economic inactivity by age group.