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New report details pilots by Aviva, Legal & General, Mercer and the Pensions Advisory Service to help workers in mid-life make realistic choices about their career development, health and finances.

We held a panel event that explored what enables people to plan for their later lives, and the challenges they may face along the way.

Ageing Better’s report, ‘Planning and preparing for later life’, summarises the available evidence on what enables people to plan for their later lives and what factors can present barriers to planning.

The Prime Minister spoke to the National Housing Federation about the need for more social housing.

While we might want to plan ahead for our future, the day-to-day challenges we all face can make it hard to do in practice.

A typical worker has about 11 pension pots over their career, making it difficult to track. The pensions sector has recognised this problem and has been developing the ‘pensions dashboard’.

With sharp advances in life expectancy, supporting healthy ageing can enable more people to enjoy extra years living healthy, independent lives and avert a social care crisis.

While some people know the basic things they need to plan for as they approach later life, many of us leave the fine details to the last moment.

For many people, looking ahead to what we’ll think, feel and need in later life is almost impossible – even if they’re aware of the importance of planning.