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Many people oversimplify when they talk about age cohorts like ‘baby-boomers’ and ‘Gen X-ers’, which can lead to misconceptions about how people of ‘a certain age’ think and behave.

We need to begin busting myths about housing and ageing, and start focusing on current housing stock.

To turn the NHS from a ‘national illness service’ that simply reacts to diseases into one that actively improves population health, we need a focus on four key areas.

Ageing is still a taboo in our society. We held a debate about how we could take steps to collectively change this.

Life in a hospital might seem monotonous or repetitive but it gives many people hope that things will improve, even if it takes patience and hard work.

Dame Philippa Russell, Vice-President of Carers UK, calls for ambition when aiming to achieve a happier and healthier 100 Year Life.

NHS England should be making bold commitments to healthy ageing in its long-term plan. Ageing Better suggests ideas for actions it could take and some areas for action with others.

London is set to join the World Health Organisation’s Global Network of Age-friendly Cities and Communities.

One in three children born in the UK today can expect to live to 100 – presenting challenges and opportunities to innovate.