The State of Ageing in 2019

Centre for Ageing Better, March 2019

This report uses publicly available data to give a snapshot of what life is like for people aged 65 and older today. It then investigates the prospects for people currently in their 50s and 60s with regards to work, finances, health, housing and community support.  It looks at the implications of an increasingly ageing society for the individual, government, business and wider society.

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Ageing: the silver lining: the opportunities and challenges of an ageing society for local government

Local Government Association, June 2015

This report sets out the increasing contribution to society and the economy older people can make through empowered local government and challenges the commonly-held belief that an ageing population is a burden. It also discusses the potential challenges that an ageing society poses and explores the implications for health and social care amongst other issues.

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