The increasing proportion of very old people in the population means that how to 'age well', even in later old age, is now an important issue for policymakers and researchers, as well as for older people themselves.
A report from the global alliance of International Longevity Centres exploring issues around the human rights of older people in different countries.
Research exploring changing patterns of wealth among UK households in the decade after 1995. The research explores all types of assets and debt, and highlights the varied experience of different cohorts.
A discussion paper accompanying the publication of ‘Asset Accumulation across the Life Course’. This report discusses the findings of the research in the context of key UK policy debates.
How can the capacity of older people for engagement in their local community be better encouraged? This think-piece sets out a real-life model of self-organising community groups that help vulnerable older people and collaborate with health professionals.
A policy brief exploring key evidence on under-occupancy in the UK's ageing population, and outlining the different policy options available.
How can society make more use of the human and social capital of retirees? This think-piece argues that in the explosion of online social networking, we have a new answer to this question and a new opportunity for older people in retirement.