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Quality of Life

The pilot is a Department of Health funded programme of work, led by Care England (the leading representative body for independent care...

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Tagged categories include: Care, Quality of Life

'Does living in a retirement village extend life expectancy? The case of Whiteley Village'  investigates the possible...

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Tagged categories include: Care, Communities and Housing, Health, Quality of Life

Valentine’s day is associated with romantic love and relationships, something that most people want in their lives. However, our...

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Tagged categories include: Health, Quality of Life

Government action on tackling the challenges and maximising the opportunities of ageing has stalled. Far from seeing sustained...

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Tagged categories include: Care, Communities and Housing, Dementia, Economics of Age, Equality and Human Rights, Future of Age, Health, Intergenerational, Longevity, Older Consumers, Pensions, Quality of Life, Technology, Work and Retirement

Whilst specialist retirement housing can offer more adaptations and play a part in supporting downsizing, the report also finds that the...

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Tagged categories include: Care, Communities and Housing, Economics of Age, Health, Older Consumers, Quality of Life

The report, produced by ILC-UK as part of the Drink Wise, Age Well programme, is the most comprehensive picture of the relationship the...

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Tagged categories include: Health, Quality of Life, Work and Retirement

This is one of the central conclusions of ‘Take the Long Road: Pension fund investments and economic stagnation’, a new...

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Tagged categories include: Future of Age, Pensions, Quality of Life

The report surveyed residents of retirement villages on quality of life and used a statistical technique to compare the results with a...

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Tagged categories include: Communities and Housing, Quality of Life

The report by the Ready For Ageing Alliance - a group of major national charities interested in our ageing society - presents compelling...

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Tagged categories include: Communities and Housing, Future of Age, Health, Intergenerational, Quality of Life

The White Paper, “At a cross-roads: understanding the future likelihood of low incomes in old age”, was launched at a...

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Tagged categories include: Future of Age, Quality of Life, Work and Retirement

The research has also found that barriers to returning to work, such as age-related bias and poor understanding among employers of the...

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Tagged categories include: Future of Age, Quality of Life, Work and Retirement

Over the coming decades, men in particular will live longer, increasing the need for the country to face the challenges of an ageing...

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Tagged categories include: Future of Age, Quality of Life

A research team, from the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at University College London (UCL), has been investigating the...

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As part of a broader demographic series by the ILC-UK, supported by Partnership Assurance Group entitled the Population Patterns Seminar...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Future of Age, Quality of Life

This short ILC-UK briefing summarises the issues debated by Baroness Greengross’ Expert Roundtable on End of Life.

What are end...

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Tagged categories include: Health, Quality of Life

The report, New perspectives and approaches to understanding dementia and stigma, published by the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-...

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Tagged categories include: Care, Communities and Housing, Dementia, Equality and Human Rights, Quality of Life

The Alliance has published the prescription ahead of the launch of its Manifesto on 8th September 2014. The Manifesto will set out ideas...

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Tagged categories include: Future of Age, Quality of Life

Many lifetime annuities offer fair value for money according to new research by Jonquil Lowe of the True Potential Centre for the Public...

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Tagged categories include: Future of Age, Pensions, Quality of Life, Work and Retirement

Future generations of pensioners face a bleak future unless Government addresses the long term challenges of working age poverty, argues...

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Tagged categories include: Intergenerational, Pensions, Quality of Life

The report argues that policy makers must work to ensure that communities do more than cater for our basic needs. It argues that...

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Tagged categories include: Communities and Housing, Economics of Age, Future of Age, Health, Longevity, Quality of Life, Transport

The report highlights the demographic changes facing Scotland over the next 20 years - revealing that:

  • By 2037, Scotland’s...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, International, Quality of Life

A working paper by David Hayes of the Personal Finance Research Centre under the financial wellbeing in older age programme of work...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, International, Quality of Life

SAATI is a voluntary, pan-European partnership of individuals, from a variety of backgrounds including clinicians, health promotion...

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Tagged categories include: Health, International, Quality of Life

Using new data from UK’s largest ever social survey, Understanding Society, PRFC and ILC-UK have uncovered startling preliminary...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Quality of Life

Similar to the Premium Bond, PCSBs could be bought by any adult at a nominal value of £1. Unlike premiums bonds they would...

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Tagged categories include: Quality of Life, Work and Retirement

While it is widely acknowledged that the world is ageing, the intersection of age with gender has been historically ignored. As men and...

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Tagged categories include: Care, Equality and Human Rights, Global Ageing, Health, International, Pensions, Quality of Life, Work and Retirement

“Nudge or Compel?: Can behavioural economics tackle the digital exclusion of older people?”, highlights that over 7.5...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Quality of Life, Technology

The pack provides guidance on how to plan and deliver care and housing support for residents nearing the end of life, and covers all...

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Tagged categories include: Care, Communities and Housing, Quality of Life

The number of people aged 50 plus being socially excluded from decent housing, public transport and local amenities rose sharply over a...

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Tagged categories include: Equality and Human Rights, Future of Age, Quality of Life

Well documented certainties in demographic change (particularly ageing) will shape the way that society is able to deliver services. It...

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Tagged categories include: Care, Communities and Housing, Future of Age, Quality of Life

The implications for saving by individuals and families have received less attention. While this is understandable to some extent, it...

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Tagged categories include: Future of Age, Pensions, Quality of Life, Work and Retirement

This report and executive summary, published with the support of Age UK, consider the policy implications of the growing centenarian...

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Tagged categories include: Future of Age, Longevity, Quality of Life

It is too often assumed that retirement is a one-off event, rather than a process. Yet there is increasing evidence that we are moving...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Pensions, Quality of Life, Work and Retirement

This policy brief, published with the support of the RAC Foundation, considers the policy implications of ILC-UK’s research on self-...

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Tagged categories include: Quality of Life, Transport

New research, which uses longitudinal data from three providers of Extra Care (Audley Retirement, Extra Care Charitable Trust, and...

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Tagged categories include: Communities and Housing, Health, Quality of Life

ILC-UK has today published a report calling for a gendered approach and response to dementia at the national and international level....

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Tagged categories include: Dementia, Quality of Life

This report examines the relationship between population ageing and urbanisation, based on the contrasting experiences of Japan and the...

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Tagged categories include: Communities and Housing, International, Quality of Life

The report, ‘Non-Communicable Diseases in an Ageing World', discusses salient policy and political issues on the non-...

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Tagged categories include: Dementia, Health, Quality of Life

The last taboo: A guide to dementia, sexuality, intimacy and sexual behaviour in care homes, provides care home workers and managers...

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Tagged categories include: Dementia, Health, Quality of Life

All OECD countries are experiencing unprecedented demographic change characterised by increasing longevity, a growing older population...

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Tagged categories include: Health, Quality of Life

However, most measures of quality of life have been based on ‘expert’ opinion. If the expert-led measures of quality of life...

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The key question is how 'ageing well' is best achieved. Early evidence suggested that high physical, mental and social...

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Tagged categories include: Health, Quality of Life, Work and Retirement