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For Immediate Release

Friday 6th April 2018

Just and ILC-UK ‘Innovating for Ageing’ project calls for submissions on problems relating to consumer vulnerability

From all of us at ILC-UK, thank you for all of your support over the past year.

Without the ongoing commitment of stakeholders from Government, business, academia and civil society we would be

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Children as young as 7 affected by mental health problems more likely to be out of work by 55

  • Events in childhood and young adulthood can influence workforce participation in
  • mprovements to life expectancy and mortality rates have slowed across Europe during austerity years (2009 – 13)
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  • he UK has seen the greatest fall in subjective health, with people of

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.

Eventbrite - The Future of Ageing Conference 2017:  Transforming Tomorrow Today


Research conducted by the International Longevity Centre (ILC-UK) has suggested that only 11 constituencies would have had different results in the 2015 General Election, had turnout rates of



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

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

The Centre for Ageing Better has commissioned International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK), along with Newcastle University's Institute for Ageing to conduct a review into inequalities

The social stigma which surrounds dementia is impeding early diagnosis, care and research into the disease, according to a new report by thr ILC-UK

The report, New perspectives and approaches to

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

New research from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) reveals 33% of all older people experience perceived age discrimination, with less wealthy older men being at highest risk.


38 essays penned by high profile authors present a picture of our ageing society that is unprepared and in some instances unwilling to respond to the new female demographic dividend.  Many of

Today the International Longevity Centre-UK (ILC-UK) launches a pioneering snapshot of the life of older women in the UK and highlights how older women are still suffering from the legacy of a

Almost ten per cent of older people do not have a current account according to new research by the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK), and Age UK.

Furthermore, the report, ‘


The number of people aged 50 plus being socially excluded from decent housing, public transport and local amenities rose sharply over a six year period, according to new research carried


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

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

“The International Longevity Centre-UK welcomes this announcement. In the context of an ageing society, working longer is good news for the economy and older people.

However, the


A report by Professor Les Mayhew, of the Cass Business School, and presented to a joint meeting of the Actuarial Profession and the International Longevity Centre UK, argues that despite


The International Longevity Centre - UK (ILC-UK) has today published “The Fictions, Facts and Future of Older People and Technology” a think piece by Simon Roberts, design


Responding to ‘Pension Trends - Inequalities and poverty in retirement’, and the ’An Anatomy of Economic Inequality in the UK: Report of the National Equality Panel’


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 scoping review provides an overview of the current literature on inequalities in later life.

This research report from ILC-UK and the Uncertain Futures consortium examines extended working lives, the life course and retirement transitions.

This report by ILC-UK and renEWL features research on how working conditions, health and caring responsiblities affect workforce participation.

This report explores the relationship between austerity policies and public health across Europe.

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

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

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.

An investigation into linking state pension age to longevity and healthy life expectancy

A Compendium of Essays highlighting the challenges and opportunities of ageing for women, launched in celebration of International Women’s Day 2013.

People in their fifties increasingly excluded from society says new research.

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

Evaluation Report

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

The International Longevity Centre – UK was commissioned by the JRF to produce a review on the 'Equality and diversity and older people with high support needs'

An ILC-UK think-piece by Professor John Macnicol, London School of Economics

The speech of Michael Foster MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Government Equalities Office, at the ILC-UK Partners Breakfast on 1st December 2009.

Older Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People in the UK: Policy Brief Series

A report from the global alliance of International Longevity Centres exploring issues around the human rights of older people in different countries.


Wednesday, 28th March 2018; 09:15 (for 09:45) - 11:45; Sunley Pavilion, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX

This ILC-UK Partners Programme Debate explored how to maximise the voice of younger people in an ageing society.



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.

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

Age UK and the International Longevity Centre – UK held the parliamentary launch reception “Celebrating Intergenerational Diversity in the LGBT Community” on the 19 October 2011

This event, which was made possible by Pfizer, brought together a number of stakeholders to discuss and explore how providers can strive to meet the housing, health and social care needs of older

Coinciding with the launch of the Commission for Equality and Human Rights, this conference debated issues around human rights and ageing in a global context.

How can human rights contribute to developing policies to tackle health inequalities?

In partnership with Help the Aged, this event explored the practical measures that politicians can take to promote the human rights of older people.