Using data featured in the expert testimony delivered at the 2015 Future of Ageing conference, this report describes the future challenges and opportunities posed by an ageing population.
A hidden population of over 50s at increasing risk from their drinking may well be hidden in plain sight according to the first 'State of the Nation' report from Drink Wise, Age Well.
Downsizing is not for everyone, but there should be a good flow of information and housing options should people wish to move to improve their own personal situation in later life.
Detailed analysis of the social care funding measures outlined in the Spending Review, conducted by the ILC-UK Centre for Later Life Funding and supported by Age UK reveals a bleak future for older people needing care.
New research by the International Longevity Centre - UK (ILC-UK) and Prudential busts the myth of older people splashing their retirement cash on leisure and holidays.
The adult social care sector in England faces a gap of 200,000 care workers by the end of this Parliament because of restrictions on immigration and a failure to attract British workers. Longer term, the sector could face a shortfall of 1 million workers in the next twenty years.
Annuitising at retirement is not the best option.
This new research report produced by Cass Business School argues that most people are better off drawing down, rather than annuitising.
Pension fund investments and economic stagnation
It will take more than a ‘nudge’ for UK pension funds to adopt long term investment strategies. The Government must address the key barriers which prevent funds from embracing the uncertainty of genuinely long-term investments.