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The Government’s Green Paper on prevention and public health will in part be measured by ‘disability-free life expectancy’. This has major implications for future health policy.

'Smart homes' are sometimes posited as the solution to our social care crisis. But what are the limitations of using technology as a substitute for care?

Analysis of ONS data by recruitment specialists Rest Less suggests that 46% of the self-employed workforce is over the age of 50.

Report calls on councils to provide better support and information to help people to move home in later life.

We welcome the government's Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s paper that looks to proactively improve the well-being of those approaching later life.

Fifty years ago, the US mobilised all of government and society in pursuit of a single goal: putting a man on the moon. Now, we need the same will and investment to be geared towards the challenge of healthy ageing.

Our everyday phrases and thought processes are often unintentionally ageist. What effect does this have in the workplace?

New data from the English Housing Survey show a sharp increase in the number of older households, with too many still living in non-decent homes.

Recent ONS figures show that since June 2011 we have seen the number of people in employment increase for eight solid year. This has resulted in a record 32.2 million people in work, an increase of 3.1 million.