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People in lower-paid jobs and those who are unemployed are more likely to feel negative about ageing than their higher-paid peers.

Self-employed people can face different challenges to the employed worker, from fluctuating income due, ill-health or the need to invest to grow – all of which can make it difficult to plan their savings.

At Ageing Better, we want to ask how we can ensure that we live in connected communities as we age.

There needs to be more investment and policy action to help people, particularly in mid-life onwards, to stop smoking, have a better diet, drink less alcohol and do more exercise.

It’s not clear how the world of work will change in the next century, but we can predict some of the things that will remain the same.  

The Centre for Ageing Better will award Government funding of up to £250,000 to pilot better ways to sustain lifelong involvement in voluntary and community activities and attract more diverse older volunteers.

With time and commitment, home adaptations can be personalised, resulting in something that looks stylish as well as being within budget.

Sir Jeremy Heywood, former cabinet secretary and senior civil servant, has sadly passed away – the Centre for Ageing Better offers its condolences.

Centre for Ageing Better responds to Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock's speech about prevention and making healthier choices.