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We are delighted to announce that our Chief Executive, Baroness Sally Greengross OBE has been awarded a special Lifetime Achievement award by the British Geriatric Society (BGS), on the occasion

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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

Research from Cass Business School and the International Longevity Centre-UK (ILC-UK) has found growing inequalities in adult life expectancy.

Based on data from the Human Mortality Database,

Responding to the latest Aviva Working Lives report, David Sinclair, Director, International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK), said:

Ten years on from final Pension Commission report, we see

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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Tuesday 29th September, ILC-UK and a number of our Partners, colleagues, friends and supporters were honoured to be hosted by Samantha Cameron at 10 Downing Street, for a reception

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The Charity Act’s reference to ‘need because of age’ is patronising and should be removed—new report

Removing the reference would help charities lead banishing age

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,

A growing generation of older men is facing a future of increased isolation. Meanwhile, the number of older men aged 65+ living alone is projected to rise by 65% between now and 2030. That’s

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

The independent Commission on Voluntary Sector &

 

SOS 2020 is a major new programme of work led by ILC-UK which will raise awareness of the need to adapt our economy and society to the big strategic challenges posed by an ageing

Responding to today’s Fiscal Sustainability Report, Baroness Sally Greengross, Chief Executive of the International Longevity Centre - UK (ILC-UK) said:

“The future costs of our

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.

Responding to new ONS data on Health Inequalities published today, Ben Franklin, Senior Research Fellow at the International Longevity Centre - UK (ILC-UK) said:

“This data reveals that

The members of the Commission for the Voluntary Sector & Ageing have today been announced on the day as the formal work of the enquiry begins. The Commission was established by the charity

'Living Beyond 100' highlights key policy issues arising from growing numbers of people passing the 100 mark

Embargoed 00.01. Tuesday 29th November 2011

Society must adapt to growth

Today marks a year since the death of Dr Robert Butler, champion of social and medical needs for older people, Pulitzer prize winner and President of the International Longevity Centre Global

Greater Longevity is a Call to Action for Governments, Industry, Global Institutions

NEW YORK (Jan. 26, 2011) – The Global Coalition on Aging announced its launch today as a pioneering new

 

For me, one of Bob’s key messages was that anything was possible, if it helped to further the cause he fought for all his life – a better life for older people and an end to

 

All of us at the International Longevity Centre - UK were deeply saddened by the sudden death of Dr Robert Butler, a world leader in the field of gerontology, psychiatry and geriatric

Publications

This information report provides an introduction to antimicrobial resistance, and the role each of us can play to help prevent medicine being 'plunged back into the dark ages'.

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

Despite huge increases in life expectancy, the gap between rich and poor is increasing for the first time since the 1870s, according to this new report from Cass Business School, City University

This is the final report of the Commission on the Voluntary Sector & Ageing which was set up by NPC and the ILC-UK to put ageing on the agenda of the voluntary sector.

Growing divorce rates in old age could contribute to increasing isolation and a greater need for formal care, argues the ILC-UK.

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

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

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

A Partnership Population Patterns Series brief.

A Partnership Population Patterns Series brief.

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

ILC-UK report examining the research base on centenarians and calling for policy to reflect increase in extreme longevity

ILC-UK calls for a life course approach to adult immunisation starting with the flu jab for all over 50s

A report from the International Longevity Centre Global Alliance dinner debate, Cape Town

A report summarizing an ILC-UK and Actuarial Profession joint-conference called “Choosing Population Projections for Public Policy”, that looked at the formulation of population

Events

ILC-UK and Cass Business School private debate and reception, supported by ILC-UK Partners Programme and hosted by Prudential.

A memorial lecture and debate on Centenarians and the Oldest Old

A one-day conference exploring the production and use of population projections in public policy, made possible by the generous support of Swiss Re.

"The State of Ageing in Europe" Report - jointly authored by ILC-UK and The Merck Institute