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In any family, the process of deciding whether an older relative is able to continue living on their own can be difficult and heart-breaking.

Business, the public sector and charities all need to find new approaches to digital inclusion to make sure the most vulnerable don’t miss out.

4.8 million people over the age of 55 are not online, and many current approaches to digital inclusion are falling short.

James Richardson, Research Manager at Good Things Foundation, reflects on the findings from our research into older people’s digital behaviour.

Our Chief Executive, Anna Dixon, welcomes the government’s review of carers’ rights, including older workers who balance care duties.

Research shows that new, people-centred approaches are needed to help everyone in later life benefit from the internet.

Our report calls for new approaches to ‘digital inclusion’, and for business, the public sector and charities to make sure the most vulnerable don’t miss out.

As a society we are woefully underprepared for our longer lives. But we must work together to seize the opportunities of a good later life.

Our response to the Prime Minister’s announcement today, that the Government will work to ensure that five more years of people’s lives will be healthy, independent and active by 2035, while narrowing the gap in healthy life expectancy between richest and poorest.