Retirement from work is a major life transition. For many, retirement from paid employment is something to look forward to. But for others, retirement can pose many challenges and they find it difficult to adjust to their new role and circumstances.
This analysis of the most recent data from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing, carried out by the Centre for Ageing Better, shows attitudes about ageing taken from a sample of more than 6,000 people aged 50 and over in England.
This report identifies the elements of high-quality and innovative practice in the provision of home adaptations for older people. It highlights practical examples of local areas that are organising and delivering adaptations effectively.