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Communities and Housing

'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

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 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

A lack of new builds combined with an ageing population means this situation will worsen unless urgent action is taken.

Housing is...

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Tagged categories include: Communities and Housing, Dementia, Technology

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

After previously releasing an eleven point prescription to help individuals prepare for ageing, the Ready for Ageing Alliance now calls...

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Tagged categories include: Communities and Housing, Dementia, Future of Age, Longevity, Work and Retirement

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

With shrinking pension pots and longer life expectancy, retirement incomes look set to come under increasing pressure unless alternative...

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Tagged categories include: Communities and Housing, Pensions, Work and Retirement

‘Ensuring communities offer what older people want’ is one of a series of three briefings from an ILC-UK and Age UK seminar...

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‘At home’ is one of a series of three briefings from an ILC-UK and Age UK seminar series exploring how communities need to...

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‘Getting out and about’ is one of a series of three briefings from an ILC-UK and Age UK seminar series exploring how...

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A report by the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK) entitled "What role for extra care housing in a socially isolated landscape?"...

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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

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

This report, published with the support of RIAS, presents the results of survey research into driving behaviour across the lifecourse,...

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Tagged categories include: Communities and Housing, Future of Age, 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

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

This research argues that the success of the Localism Bill depends on equitable access to social networks and information, as well as...

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In this report, we examine the development and progression of communities for all ages reflective of an ageing population, as well as...

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The report outlines a round table discussion chaired by Baroness Greengross and considers the challenges and opportunities for social...

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Tagged categories include: Care, Communities and Housing, Nutrition and Hydration

We would like to express our gratitude to ARUP and the the Housing Learning Improvement Network for making this report possible.

The...

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This new edition of Building our Futures was made possible by Age Concern England and the Housing Corporation.

As we age, our homes...

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The ILC-UK has published a new guide in partnership with the Department for Communities and Local Government, and the Care Services...

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You can download a copy of this paper by clicking here.

This discussion paper explores how a more age-friendly vision of public...

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Authored by Simon Goodenough, Director of the ‘Upstream’ Healthy Living Centre, this paper describes how older people...

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Tagged categories include: Communities and Housing, Work and Retirement

In the UK, around 500,000 households live in overcrowded conditions and 90,000 live in temporary accommodation. As house prices boom,...

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Tagged categories include: Communities and Housing

It will be followed later this year by a joint ILC-UK and EUFAMI (European Federation of Associations of Families of People with Mental...

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Tagged categories include: Communities and Housing, Health

As we age, our homes become a key environment influencing our health and our independence. As such, housing is now recognised by...

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Tagged categories include: Communities and Housing