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nce our August update, we have launched four new reports, including an analysis of future care sector workforce shortages in the context of Brexit, and a review of financial capability

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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

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

New research by the ILC-UK reveals a continuing generational divide in access to and trust of health information. The research finds that older people are more likely to use and trust doctors and

A new report, published today, by the ILC-UK and supported by an unrestricted grant from Pfizer, explores where consumers go to seek out health information and who they trust. “Next

Future generations of pensioners face a bleak future unless Government addresses the long term challenges of working age poverty, argues the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK).

New research reveals extent of Grandparental giving

  • One-fifth of grandparents in England aged 50+ gave money to grandchildren – totalling over £647million in 2010
  • Grandparents

Up to 1.7 million grandparents expect to have to contribute towards university fees. Around 364,000 grandparents have already contributed.

Grandparents are expecting to have to dig deep to help

With 12.2 million grandparents in the UK, Noreen Siba (International Longevity Centre-UK, Managing Director) announced a new programme of work which will highlight the true extent of financial

Speaking at an ILC-UK meeting this week, Universities and Science Minister, The Rt. Hon. David Willetts MP urged the sector to consider how they can play a role in drawing different generations

 

The ILC-UK launches publications considering intergenerational diversity among LGBT people

Between Autumn 2010 and Spring 2011, three intergenerational projects took place in different

ILC-UK joins the Age Action Alliance

International Longevity Centre - UK is joining dozens of organisations from across the voluntary, private and public sectors who are coming together to

 

A report by leading think-tank, International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) and commissioned by poverty charity, Elizabeth Finn Care, finds that seven in ten aged over 65 felt they

 

A report by the leading Think Tank, International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) and commissioned by poverty charity, Elizabeth Finn Care, finds that nearly two-thirds of people (65%)

 

ILC-UK has today responded to the interim report of the Independent Public Sector Pensions Commission. Chief-Executive Baroness Sally Greengross said:

"ILC-UK welcomes the publication

Publications

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

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

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

New research published today by the ILC-UK reveals a continuing generational divide in access to and trust of health information. The research finds that older people are more likely to use and

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

Financial transfers from grandparents to grandchildren.

 

We all know that people are living longer but how is that changing our society?

The ILC-UK launches publications considering intergenerational diversity among LGBT people.

Evaluation Report

A report examining how the public and private sectors can best enable today’s young people to plan for their retirement.

This new report commissioned by poverty charity, Elizabeth Finn Care, finds that seven in ten aged over 65 felt they would be most affected by the spending review, as did the same proportion of 25-

Six in ten think spending cuts will hit older people more than other generations

The ILC-UK reviews David Willetts recent book on intergenerational fairness

A research and discussion paper exploring the importance of intergenerational relations in society, related challenges and opportunities, made possible by the support of BT and Age Concern.

Research exploring changing patterns of inheritance transfers in the UK. The research looks at how receipt of inheritance varies by age and socioeconomic group, and analyses the expectations of

A report promoting an intergenerational approach to dementia.

Analysis of inheritance transfers within families

Events

An ILC-UK debate on whether, and how policy can best respond to the political and social exclusion of younger people in a rapidly ageing society.

A debate considering the health and employment of older workers.

A public debate exploring the growing interest in the issue of intergenerational relations at the societal (non-family) level.