ageing population

Review of Fair Deal Scheme

The Future of Transport in an Ageing Society

23rd June 2015, International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK)

Britain’s public transport system is failing older people, according to a new study. A third of British pensioners never use public transport despite being eligible for a free bus pass, and half use it less than once a month. The most common complaint from those aged 65 and over was that public transport is “not convenient and does not go where you want”, the report (pdf) by the International Longevity Centre thinktank and charity Age UK found.

The Missing Million - Recommendations for Action

3rd June 2015, International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK)

The Missing Million research, undertaken by the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK) with Business in the Community and PRIME, has identified more than a million people aged over 50 who are forced out of work involuntarily.

Family support in graying societies

25th May 2015, Pew Research Center

A new report from the US-based Pew Research Center compares the way families in the U.S., Germany and Italy are coping as the ageing population is growing. Based on interviews with at least 1,500 adults ages 18 and older in each country, the survey also finds that many families are facing the dual challenge of caring for ageing parents while also supporting adult children.

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