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Five transformational changes for good later lives

In less than 20 years, over 14 million people will be over 65. It's crucial that we create change now to ensure that no one misses out on a good later life.

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Why the rising state pension age is a double-edged sword

Without the right support, further increases to the state pension age will worsen the price that older workers pay for an ageist labour market.

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Low earners disproportionately more likely to respond to increases in state pension age by working longer

New research from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and funded by Ageing Better reveals that the rise in the state pension age has increased employment rates of 65 year olds, but the effects have not been felt equally.

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Guidance for journalists on writing about older age now available on IPSO website

Our guidance on writing about ageing and older age is now available on the Independent Press Standards Organisation's (IPSO) external resources for journalists.

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Ageism in the labour market will stifle the economic recovery

New figures show that there are around 200,000 fewer people aged 50-64 in employment than at start of pandemic.

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How can devolution in England help us to age better?

By working at a regional and local level we can make greater improvements to people’s lives. For this to happen more places need to take a collaborative and strategic approach to ageing, focused on addressing inequalities.

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Employment rates climb – but over 50s left behind

The latest ONS labour market figures show that employment in over 50s remains far below pre-pandemic levels, with over 170,000 fewer over 50s employed.

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