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This year's Future of Ageing Conference will play host to 10 different panel debates covering everything from automating care, ageism, innovation in housing and the end of life.

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Leading think tank urges retirement housing revolution to fix the housing crisis

Research finds that although 9 in 10 65-79 year olds

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he Rt Hon. Stephen Dorrell, Chair of the NHS Confederation and former Secretary of State for Health and former Chair of the Health Select Committee, and Dwayne Johnson, Director of Adult Social

Since our June update, we have launched five new reports, including a landmark publication on the future of the UK welfare state; a report on the economic benefits of migration; and our annual

The International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) is organising its first major all day conference on The Future of Ageing, on Tuesday 24th November 2015 in London.

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- New report points to link between ‘extra care housing’ and reduced loneliness levels
- Research also finds that those in ‘extra care housing’ feel a high degree of

Ready for Ageing Alliance challenge the “myth of the baby boomer”

A new report by the Ready for Ageing Alliance seeks to bust the widely touted myth that there is a uniform group of

 

The ILC-UK today urges mortgage providers to better understand, and respond to, the increasing numbers of retirees taking loans into retirement. 

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Electrical Safety First is urging the Government to put an end to poor quality housing after its report, released today, concludes that one million people aged over 75 currently live in non-decent

Growing divorce rates in old age could contribute to increasing isolation and a greater need for formal care, argues the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK).  In a new report,

The Ready for Ageing Alliance today launches its manifesto for action entitled ‘Getting Ready for Ageing’.  The report calls on policymakers in Government and beyond to start

Local and national policy-makers are failing to ensure that our communities meet the needs of all ages according to a new report, Community Matters. Making our Communities Ready for Ageing.

The Government should create a state-run “Equity Bank” to help low income older people generate extra income from their property argues a new report. “The UK Equity Bank”

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LC-UK are currently planning our activities at the 2014 Political Party Conferences. We hope to run a series of events on topics as diverse as pensions, health, employment, care and communities

Extra Care housing can play a vital role in reducing the isolation and loneliness of older people, but too few people benefit, warns a leading think-tank on ageing and demographic change.

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eople should “right-size” their housing throughout their lives to get the most out of their homes, a think tank says today.

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he International Longevity Centre-UK (ILC-UK) paper

ILC-UK calls for a national debate on the future of the care home

A new “futures” report, published by the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK), argues that the care

Extra Care Housing could play a major part in delivering better health outcomes and reducing the long term care costs facing older people.

New research, which uses longitudinal data from three

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rban and deprived residents could find their voices relatively unheard, according to new research by the International Longevity Centre- UK.

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The creation of neighbourhoods for all ages has been met with limited success, and progress could be hindered further by the Localism Bill and spending cuts, the International Longevity Centre &

 

Help the Aged has published a briefing paper from the ILC-UK analysing how effectively older people are able to make their voices heard, and concluding that perceptions can be misleading.

This project will look at the role of older people’s housing and housing-related care issues in England's regional strategy, and consider how the relatively low priority given to these

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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

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

The Ready for Ageing Alliance assess the Government's response to our rapidly ageing society and finds the UK is still not ready.

Despite significant increases in the numbers of older people living alone, half of all older people with care needs haven’t made adaptations to their homes to make them easier to live in.

Downsizing is not for everyone, but there should be a good flow of information and housing options should people wish to move to improve their own personal situation in later life.

This new report, funded by Audley Retirement and Bupa, has found that extra care housing can have a major impact in promoting residents’ quality of life and reducing feelings of loneliness

This report seeks to bust the widely touted myth that there is a uniform group of older people in the UK – so called baby boomers – who have benefitted at the expense of younger age

This report reveals that the current housing stock is putting vulnerable people at risk, and is not fit to allow people to age safely in their own homes, with those living in low-income households

This new compendium of essays examines the social stigma which surrounds dementia, highlighting that stigma is impending early diagnosis, care and research into the disease.

The Ready for Ageing Alliance has launched its manifesto for action, ‘Getting Ready for Ageing’.

A report from ILC-UK and Age UK, taking a futures perspective on how communities need to adapt to an ageing society.

A brief for ILC-UK on the role for an equity bank in providing secure income for retirement.

An evidence briefing from the 'Community Matters' series

An evidence briefing from the 'Community Matters' series

An evidence briefing from the 'Community Matters' series

Extra Care housing can play a vital role in reducing the isolation and loneliness of older people, but too few people benefit, warns a leading think-tank on ageing and demographic change.

This learning resource pack is designed to help deliver end of life care for residents of extra care housing.

This new ‘futures’ report draws on the challenges facing residential care homes over the next 20 years. ILC-UK argues for the care home to become a ‘community hub’,

Report on survey research into attitudes on the regulation of older drivers

Extra Care Housing could play a major part in delivering better health outcomes and reducing the long term care costs facing older people

A report on a symposium held in Church House Conference Centre, Westminster, London

This research questions whether Localism can work for older people living in urban areas and sets out a number of recommendations that will help ensure that the views of all people are considered

This report examines the opportunities and obstacles that the Localism Bill presents to developing Neighbourhoods for all ages.

Personalisation, Nutrition and the Role of Community Meals

A collection of expert essays exploring how the 'lifetime neighbourhoods agenda' for housing and the built environment can respond to the economic downturn.

A new revised 2008 edition of the ILC-UK tool for local planners to prepare for the UK's ageing population.

A guide for use in the development of regional housing strategies, published jointly by ILC-UK and CLG.

A discussion paper published in partnership with Communities and Local Government

How can the capacity of older people for engagement in their local community be better encouraged? This think-piece sets out a real-life model of self-organising community groups that help

A policy brief exploring key evidence on under-occupancy in the UK's ageing population, and outlining the different policy options available.

This report aims to drive improvements in the lives of people with severe mental illness by identifying the key priority areas for European governments

A tool for local planners to prepare for the UK's ageing population.

Events

Economic and Social Research Council/Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science/International Longevity Centre

A debate exploring the impact of the new Localism Bill on lifetime neighbourhoods and older people in the community

A debate exploring how the ‘lifetime neighbourhoods’ agenda for well-being and the built environment should respond to the current economic turmoil, particularly that affecting the

An event to launch a new discussion paper called 'Towards Lifetime Neighbourhoods: Designing Sustainable Communities For All'.

Is there a problem and should Government respond?

The majority of malnutrition occurs in the community; older people are at particular risk and much of malnutrition is preventable.