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The International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) is a futures organisation focussed on some of the biggest challenges facing Government and society in the context of demographic change.

We ask difficult questions and present new solutions to the challenges and opportunities of ageing. We undertake research and policy analysis and create a forum for debate and action.

We also host an annual Future of Ageing Conference to assemble representatives from Government, business, academia and civil society to discuss how the UK can meet the challenges and the opportunities of a rapidly ageing society. For more information, please click here.

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NEWS:

New research suggests there were only 11 constituencies in England and Wales where a high turnout among young voters would have changed the result in the last General Election.

For immediate release: Thursday 18th May 2017

International Longevity Centre – UK and Cass Business School respond to Conservative manifesto

Over the past few years, the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) and Cass Business School have worked together to propose a number of radical solutions to the care funding crisis.

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PUBLICATIONS

The report reveals that current economic trends such as house price inflation, tighter credit conditions and low real wage growth mean we can expect to see a significant shift in the customer base of the mortgage market over the next 13 years.

The Teaching Care Home, above all else, aimed to champion, empower and inspire the sector and create a legacy of learning for future care homes and nursing in the sector.

This report investigates the possible benefits of retirement village life with respect to life expectancy.

This report examines the support grandparents who provide childcare to their grandchildren receive, and how grandparents feel about providing it.

What factors affect our experiences of our intimate relationships as we grow older? This report examines the sexual and intimate lives of older adults, using survey data of men and women aged 50 to 90+ living in England.

This new ILC-UK/Cass Business School report explores different methods of funding long term care insurance. 

BLOGS:

While it is understandable the UK government wishes to keep all options available in order to not prejudice possible demands, the prospect of using EU citizens as “bargaining chips” is undermined by the demographic reality.

Policy concern about intergenerational fairness is perhaps no better highlighted by the voting behaviour exhibited by different age groups. Older people turn up to vote in greater numbers than younger people and seem to want different results.

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EVENTS:

Wednesday, 29th November 2017, Amnesty International Human Rights...