Posts Tagged ‘ Age – Older People ’

APPG on Ageing and Older People meeting on mental health – 20 March 2017

March 17, 2017
Age UK

The APPG on Ageing and Older People is holding an event on mental health and older people on 20 March 2017. The meeting will discuss mental health and older people, including depression, dementia and loneliness. The meeting will discuss how mental health can affect older people, how it is treated and how older people with mental health problems can be supported.
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APPG on Charities and Volunteering: Volunteering in Later Life – 27 February 2017

February 22, 2017
Parliament

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Charities and Volunteering is meeting to discuss volunteering in later life on 27 February 2017, in London.
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Praxis report: ‘Industrial relations and workplace adaptation’

February 13, 2017

Praxis Centre for Policy Studies in Estonia, in conjunction with Cardiff University, produced a report on industrial relations and workplace adaption, 'Supporting industrial relations in the field of workplace adaptation to enable the employment of older or disabled populations: Literature review', in February 2017.
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Summary of Age UK’s Index of Wellbeing in Later Life

February 13, 2017
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Age UK published a summary of their index of wellbeing in later life in February 2017. The report identified a wellbeing gap across health, engagement, education and resources for those aged 60+.
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IFS Green Budget 2017

February 8, 2017
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The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) Green Budget is published every year before the Chancellor’s Budget statement.  The 2017 Green Budget was published in February 2017.
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DWP policy paper: ‘Fuller Working Lives: a partnership approach’

February 7, 2017
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The Department for Work and Pensions published a policy paper, 'Fuller Working Lives: a partnership approach', in February 2017, encouraging businesses to retain, retrain and recruit older workers and presenting the benefits of a fuller working life.
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Jo Cox Commission to tackle loneliness – #HappyToChat

January 31, 2017

The Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness was launched in January 2017. It aims to start a national conversation about the scale and impact of loneliness in the UK.
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MHT Report and Government Response – The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health

January 9, 2017
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The Mental Health Taskforce produced The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health in February 2016, making 58 recommendations to achieve parity of esteem between mental and physical health. The Government responded in January 2017.
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Age UK: For Later Life Conference – 8 February 2017

January 6, 2017
Age UK

Age UK's For Later Life Conference takes place on 8 February at the QEII Conference Centre in Westminster. The deadline for registering is 31 January 2017.
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IFS Report – Inheritances and Inequality Across and Within Generations

January 5, 2017
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The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) produced a report on inheritance and inequality in January 2017.
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Age UK report on Attendance Allowance – ‘The Choice Is Mine’

October 28, 2016
Age UK

Age UK published its report on Attendance Allowance, The Choice Is Mine, in October 2016. This latest research confirms findings from previous Age UK surveys, and shows that Attendance Allowance makes a big practical difference to the older disabled people who receive it.
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Age UK report: Hidden in Plain Sight – the unmet mental health needs of older people

October 28, 2016
Age UK

Age UK published their report, 'Hidden in Plain Sight - the unmet mental health needs of older people', in October 2016. Using data from 55 mental health trusts as well as 130 clinical commissioning groups in England, this report shows that current provision of support is insufficient for both the needs at present and in the face of a rapidly ageing society.
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English housing survey 2014-15 results

August 18, 2016
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The Government published the results of the 2014-15 English housing survey in July 2016. It collects information about people’s housing circumstances and the condition and energy efficiency of housing in England.
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Marie Curie report on LGBT people and end of life care

July 19, 2016

Marie Curie published a report in June 2016 on end of life care for LGBT people. ‘Hiding who I am: Exposing the reality of end of life care for LGBT people’ looks at the barriers that prevent LGBT people from accessing end of life care and highlights their real-life experiences.
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Carers UK report on building carer-friendly communities

June 21, 2016
Carers UK

Carers UK published a report on building carer-friendly communities in June 2016. The research report, launched for Carers Week 2016, found that the life chances of many of the 6.5 million people in the UK who care, unpaid, for a disabled, older or ill family member or friend, are being affected by inadequate support from local services.
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Fawcett report on ‘Closing the Pension Gap’

May 23, 2016
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Closing the Pension Gap: Understanding Women’s Attitudes to Pension Saving was published by the Fawcett Society in April 2016.
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Mayor’s Design Advisory Group report on Ageing London

March 4, 2016
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In 2016, the Mayor's Design Advisory Group published 'Ageing London: How do we create a world-class city to grow old in?'
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Ombudsman report on ‘Older people and complaints about health care’

January 17, 2016
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'Older people and complaints about health care' was published by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman in December 2015.
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ILC-UK and Prudential research on ‘Retirement Journeys’

December 1, 2015
International Longevity Centre - UK ILC-UK

'Understanding Retirement Journeys: Expectations vs reality' was published in December 2015.
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Report of EDF Research Network seminar on intergenerational fairness

November 22, 2015
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On 4 November 2015, the Equality and Diversity Forum Research Network held a seminar exploring issues of intergeneration fairness that was attended by approximately 40 people from research, policy and voluntary sectors.
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EHRC response on International Plan of Action on Ageing

October 25, 2015
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In October 2015, the Equality and Human Rights Commission published its response to the questionnaire on the effectiveness of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA).
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The Generation Game: spending priorities for an ageing society

October 12, 2015

Published by three think tanks from across the political spectrum, 'The Generation Game' calls for radical new measures to tackle the challenges of an ageing population.
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Global AgeWatch Index 2015: Insight report

October 2, 2015

Age International's third Global AgeWatch Index measures the quality of life of older people around the world in 96 countries.
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Age UK: ‘Don’t Cut Care’ petition

October 2, 2015
Age UK

The government is about to decide how much money will be spent on care over the next five years. Please sign Age UK's Don't Cut Care petition and make this a priority for the Chancellor, George Osborne.
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Scottish Commission on Older Women – report on ‘Older Women and Work’

September 17, 2015
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'Older Women and Work – Looking to the Future' was published by the Scottish Commission on Older Women in August 2015.
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TUC pamphlet: ‘Young against old? What’s really causing wealth inequality?’

September 3, 2015
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'Young against old? What’s really causing wealth inequality?' was published by the TUC in 2015.
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Age UK: Our Rights Our Voices toolkit

July 21, 2015
Age UK

Launched in July 2015, Age UK's human rights toolkit breaks down and explains human rights legislation as well as using up to date case studies of how people have used these rights in reality.
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Charles’ story: Who cares…when they don’t even know your name?

April 29, 2015
Equally-Ours

Equally Ours has partnered with Age UK to make this film because we need people to talk about human rights for older people.
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King’s College London report: ‘An Age Friendly City – how far has London come?’

April 13, 2015
Kings College London

This report reviews research on what additional actions could be implemented to make London more age-friendly.
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BITC report ‘Illuminating the employment challenges of the over 50s’

April 1, 2015
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'The missing million: Illuminating the employment challenges of the over 50s' was published by Business in the Community (BITC) in October 2014.
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