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On the 21st September 2016, the UN dedicated a day to a high-level discussion on an issue Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned ‘...

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Tagged categories include: Future of Age, Health, Longevity

With the NHS committed to achieving efficiency savings of £22 billion through productivity gains of 2 to 3% between 2015 - 2020-202,...

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Tagged categories include: Future of Age, Health, SOS 2020 Health, Technology

'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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At each stage, this report shows that there is a pressing need for action, not just for the emotional and physical wellbeing of our over...

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Tagged categories include: Health, Work and Retirement

The report finds that any changes to migration policy post-Brexit could have serious implications for the adult social care workforce....

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Tagged categories include: Care, Health, International

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

Whilst the newly developed role of Enhanced Care Worker has the potential to provide the skills necessary to meet the challenges posed...

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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 messages of a major new report ‘Creating a sustainable 21st century healthcare system’ by the...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Global Ageing, Health, International, SOS 2020 Health

The independent report, supported by Bristol-Myers Squibb*, presents research on the economic and societal impact of cancer.

The...

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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

“Next Generation Health Consumers”, supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Pfizer, explores where consumers go...

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Tagged categories include: Health, Intergenerational

“ Serious Illness in the Over 50s” finds an estimated 2.6 million older people or one in eight of those aged 50+ (13.9%)...

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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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In the 21st Century in the developed world it seems implausible that people should suffer from poor hydration, yet this is often the...

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Tagged categories include: Care, Dementia, Health, Nutrition and Hydration

In December last year, ILC-UK hosted an event which explored this topic, bringing together representatives of local government with a...

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While it is currently the Northern and Western European countries which have the oldest populations, by 2060 many of the countries in...

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Tagged categories include: Care, Health, International, Pensions, Work and Retirement

A new Provocation launched today from the ILC-UK and Improving Care explores potential savings to the state if we were able to intervene...

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Tagged categories include: Dementia, Future of Age, Health

For too long, hearing loss has been ignored, overlooked and disregarded despite the millions of people experiencing hearing loss and the...

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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

This discussion paper, “Linking state pension age to longevity: Tackling the fairness challenge”, aims to summarise the key...

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Tagged categories include: Economics of Age, Equality and Human Rights, Health, Pensions

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

In light of these challenges, the SAATI Partnership has launched their report on “Adult vaccination: a key component of healthy...

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Tagged categories include: Health, International

What is the impact on demand for housing? How will pensions be affected? How will we care for our growing older population when the...

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Tagged categories include: Care, Dementia, Health, Intergenerational, Longevity, Pensions, 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

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 published a report today calling for a new life course approach to adult immunisation, starting with extending NHS...

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Tagged categories include: Health, Longevity

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

This report, supported by Pfizer, is the product of two joint debates hosted by ILC-UK in partnership with the Actuarial Profession in...

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Tagged categories include: Dementia, Health

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

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'Past Caring? Widening the Debate on Funding Long Term Care' addresses one of the most controversial and intractable issues in...

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Tagged categories include: Care, Economics of Age, Health

The International Longevity Centre Global Alliance dinner debate on ‘Narrowing World Health Disparities and Longevity’ was...

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Tagged categories include: Health, International, Longevity

The report, ‘The European Dementia Research Agenda’ finds there is widespread disparity in the diagnosis, treatment and care...

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Tagged categories include: Dementia, Health, International

The debate was chaired by Baroness Jill Pitkeathley. Speakers were Professor Mark Suhrcke from the University of East Anglia and Dr...

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Tagged categories include: Future of Age, Health

Functional foods could play an important role in supporting older people’s health says a report published this week by the...

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Tagged categories include: Health, Nutrition and Hydration

This report demonstrates the true effect that osteoporosis has on women and its escalating impact on NHS resources and was developed by...

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This is accompanied by a greater number of older people and a future fiscal regime which is likely to squeeze public sector spending..
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The International Longevity Centre UK was commissioned to write a report for the Department of Health, who jointly hosted the Summit...

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Tagged categories include: Dementia, Health

Ultimately, ‘obesity policy’ is about behaviour, and the ability of policymakers to influence the choices and behaviour of...

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Tagged categories include: Health, Nutrition and Hydration

Obesity is high on the policy agenda in the UK as evidenced by the recent publication of the obesity strategy in England. It is widely...

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Tagged categories include: Health, Nutrition and Hydration

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

Increasing human longevity represents a scientific and public health triumph...

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Tagged categories include: Health, Nutrition and Hydration

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

Co-Authors: Professor Ilona Kickbusch, Kickbusch Health Consult; Dr Suzanne Wait, Alliance for Health & The Future & ILC-UK; Dr...

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The International Longevity Centre-UK and The Merck Company Foundation have collaborated to publish The State of Ageing and Health in...

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Tagged categories include: Global Ageing, Health, International

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

Based on consultation with a range of stakeholders across health and social care, this report contains a comprehensive set of policy...

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Tagged categories include: Health, Nutrition and Hydration

The report follows a meeting of MEPs, national policymakers, hepatologists, public health specialists and patient representatives to...

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This report provides a guide for European health policymakers to the evolving agenda for integrated care. It examines what aspects of...

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