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.
Summarising the findings of a scoping review on planning and preparing for later life, this report outlines the key enablers and barriers that people in mid-life face and the implications for both government and providers of services and information.
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.