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Problem, what problem? New review of diversity and inclusion in business leadership shows why age is so often overlooked

McKenzie-Delis Packer (MDP) Review, which Ageing Better took the opportunity to voluntarily contribute to this year, is a groundbreaking report on diversity and inclusion in the UK workplace.

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Alcohol and ageing well in a time of lockdown

In recent findings, Drink Wise, Age Well has found that loss of purpose and retirement are key factors for increased alcohol use in over 50s.

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Good Homes Inquiry

Panellists announced for the Good Home Inquiry

Lord Victor Adebowale, CBE, Vidhya Alakeson and Pat Ritchie have joined the Inquiry as they will take a fresh look on how to improve the housing stock in England.

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Survey reveals Local Authorities’ urgent need for update of building standards to meet demand for accessible homes

A survey responded to by 32 Local Authorities in England reveals they are facing a shortage of accessible housing, a problem made worse by some home builders' actions.

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Government backed 'Business for Health' launched to increase business contribution to health of the nation

Business for Health (B4H) is being launched to promote good business practice, innovation and investment to help our society be healthier, and has the support of cross-party political leaders, third sector and the broader business community.

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Dancing couple design wins age-positive icon competition

The competition set up by the Centre for Ageing Better, in partnership with Public Health England, aimed to find a new icon to portray older people in a positive light.

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Nuzhat Ali, Liz Ericson and Greg Parston appointed new Trustees

The Centre for Ageing Better has appointed three new members to its board of trustees: Nuzhat Ali, Liz Ericson and Greg Parston.

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Watch: Anna Dixon and George MacGinnis in conversation around healthy ageing and innovation

Join Anna and George as they discuss the government’s focus on healthy ageing and the ambition to enable people to live five extra years of healthy independent life – and the work underway to make this a reality.