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Planning tomorrow today.

The International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) is a futures organisation focussed on some of the biggest challenges facing Government and society in the context of demographic change.

We ask difficult questions and present new solutions to the challenges and opportunities of ageing. We undertake research and policy analysis and create a forum for debate and action.

Much of our work is directed at the highest levels of Government and the civil service, both in London and Brussels. We have a reputation as a respected think tank which works, often with key partners, to inform important decision-making processes.

Our policy remit is broad, and covers everything from pensions and financial planning, to health and social care, housing design, and age discrimination. We work primarily with central government, but also actively build relationships with local government, the private sector and relevant professional and academic associations.

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NEWS:

A new report by the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) argues that our ageing society offers significant social and economic opportunities but only if policymakers plan better for the long term.

Since our December update, we have published four new reports and our research has featured on the front page of the Daily Express; on Radio 4, and on BBC News, Sky News and ITV news bulletins

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PUBLICATIONS

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.

ILC-UK has published new analysis to feed into FCA and HM Treasury Financial Advice Market Review.

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.

BLOGS:

In the first blog, we investigated sexual desire and sexual activities among English people aged 65+ and revealed how, even though they both decreased with age, they still matter for a significant proportion of older people.

Romantic relationships are a fundamental part of people’s life – not just at a young age, but throughout the life-course. And yet, sexuality among older people is understudied at best, and neglected at worst.

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EVENTS:

London Editorial Board: Tuesday 1st March 2016
Brussels Editorial...

Thursday 17th March 2016; 14:30 - 16:30; House of Lords,...