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The International Longevity Centre-UK is the leading think tank on longevity and demographic change. It is an independent, non-partisan think tank dedicated to addressing issues of longevity, ageing and population change. We develop ideas, undertake research and create a forum for debate.

Much of our work is directed at the highest levels of government and the civil service, both in London and Brussels. We have a reputation as a respected think tank which works, often with key partner organisations, to inform important decision-making processes. We are aided in this work by our Chief Executive, Baroness Sally Greengross, former director-general of Age Concern and now a cross-bench peer.

Our policy remit is broad, and covers everything from pensions and financial planning, to health and social care, housing design, and age discrimination. We work primarily with central government, but also actively build relationships with local government, the private sector and relevant professional and academic associations.

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NEWS:

The coalition urges individuals to keep fit, eat healthy, plan ahead and listen to a little One Direction.

Charities will flourish or wither at hands of ‘super boomers’— New paper from the Commission on Voluntary Sector & Ageing.

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PUBLICATIONS

In an eleven point prescription, the Ready for Ageing Alliance has urged individuals to prepare for ageing by keeping fit, eating healthy, planning ahead and listening to a little One Direction.

This report examines the effect our ageing society may have on the future of volunteering, and the potential consequences for UK charities.

Why lifetime annuities should still be part of good financial advice in the post-pension-liberalisation world.

The second annual Factpack on ageing and demographic change from the ILC-UK.

This report highlights how we can do more to prevent dementia, save lives and reduce avoidable costs.

The final report of the independent Commission on Hearing Loss, established by ILC-UK.

BLOGS:

This week the DWP announced that Watford has the highest employment rate for the 50-64 age group of any local authority in the UK - a whopping 89.5%.

The British Gambling Prevalence Survey is a large-scale nationally representative survey of participation in, and the prevalence of, gambling in Great Britain.

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EVENTS:

Sunday 21st September 2014; Green Room, Bridgewater Hall, Lower...

ILC-UK are currently planning our activities at the 2014 Political...