NEWS:

International Longevity Centre - UK make the case for political consensus required to tackle “perfect storm” for savers.

Social isolation, loneliness and giving up caregiving all linked to depression and low quality of life in old age.

New research by the ILC-UK reveals a continuing generational divide in access to and trust of health information.

A new report, published today, explores where consumers go to seek out health information and who they trust. “Next Generation Health Consumers” incorporates a survey of 4,182 individuals across the UK, Germany, France and Portugal.

Age discrimination is cited as one such barrier with the research highlighting that people aged 50-69 who report having experienced some kind of discrimination, felt their age was the main reason for being treated differently by employers.

With demand for NHS services already under pressure, new analysis by the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) and supported by Engage Mutual, the over-50s life cover specialists, predicts the NHS may have to support up to one million more older people with serious illnesses within the next ten years.

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 homes.

The International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) are today announcing plans to explore the case for a second Independent Pensions Commission.

New research published today by, finds that the majority of people approaching retirement want to use their pension pots to deliver a secure guaranteed income for life, with inflation protection being very important, but many may be too confused to know how to go about achieving this goal.

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