NEWS:

We are delighted to announce that Baroness Altmann (Minister of Pensions), and Steve Groves (Chief Executive Officer at Partnership), will be joining our list of speakers at the ILC-UK Future of Ageing conference on the 24th November in London.

A new report from the ILC-UK has found that residential housing with flexible care provision (extra care) can have a major impact in promoting residents’ quality of life and reducing feelings of loneliness and isolation.

David Willetts (Former Minister; Resolution Foundation; Kings College and author of The Pinch) and Lord Filkin (Public Service and Demographic Change Committee; Ready for Ageing; Centre for Ageing Better) are to join Paul Johnson (Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies) and Professor Sir Mark Walport (Chief Scientist) as speakers at ILC-UK’s first annual conference.

A new report by the Ready for Ageing Alliance 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 groups.

Sustainable Older Society 2020 – Health is a major piece of work from ILC-UK, kindly supported by EY. Launched in July 2014, SOS 2020 Health will focus on fostering innovation in health and social care systems. Taking a global perspective to the most important challenges to health and social care, SOS 2020 aims to raise national and international awareness of problems and possible solutions, in which we all have a vested interest.

On the 24th November 2015, ILC-UK will be holding a day conference on ‘The Future of Ageing’. We will paint a picture of the future of ageing and explore the challenges and opportunities ahead.

Welcome to the August edition of the ILC-UK Update.

At the end of November, we will be holding a one-day conference titled The Future of Ageing, We are delighted that Professor Sir Mark Walport (Government Chief Scientific Adviser and Head of the Government Office for Science) and Paul Johnson (Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies) will be speaking at the conference.

“Opportunity Knocks” has been published today by the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK), in conjunction with the Institution of Engineering and Technology and the University of Cambridge’s Engineering Design Centre.

Think tank urges continued focus on preventing ill health as research highlights that ill health and inactivity is not inevitable. Age UK announce plans for annual “Greengross Lecture”

How can we support and treat people with dementia in an acceptable way that’s affordable? The May 2015 MODEM newsletter