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Most older people are concerned about the wellbeing of future generations, just as younger people worry about their parents, grandparents, friends and neighbours.

The NHS relies on local people not only to work in our services, support patients when they are ill and help them recover afterwards, but also on local volunteers who add value and support in a multitude of ways.

A review of community contributions in later life, done in partnership with the Office for Civil Society, calls on charities and the public sector to do more to support and sustain the efforts of older volunteers.

The Government has launched ‘A connected society: A strategy for tackling loneliness’.

Britain faces a growing social care crisis, but there are things we can do to reduce pressure on care providers.

Our latest research highlights how councils and service providers are working to help local people live in their homes for longer through home adaptations.

Evidence shows that installing adaptations and improvements to homes can be of huge benefit to our health and wellbeing as we age.

There are many things that prevent us from thinking about the future. Some of them are more intangible than others.

Women in later life often bear the burden of a lifetime of lower pay and unequal working conditions, making it hard to save for their later life.