The Elderly Rights Source Database is an on-line resource brings together a comprehensive collection of laws and policy instruments relating to the human rights of older people.
AGE and other members of a European Coalition issued their Manifesto for an Age-Friendly European Union in November 2011.
‘Visible Lives: Identifying the Experiences and Needs of Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People in Ireland’ was launched by GLEN on 3 November 2011.
Respublica’s report ‘Age of Opportunity: Older people, volunteering and the Big Society’ was published in October 2011.
In October 2011, the Care Quality Commission published a report on standards of care for older people in hospitals.
In October 2011, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation published ‘Not a one way street: Research into older people’s experiences of support based on mutuality and reciprocity’.
In 2011, Stonewall published a report on ‘Lesbian, Gay & Bisexual People in later life’.
TAEN has collaborated with the AARP, the largest US membership organisation for people aged 50+, to produce a UK version of their Workforce Assessment Tool.
The Office for Budget Responsibility’s ‘Fiscal sustainability report’ suggests that an ageing population will put pressure on public finances in the long-term.
‘Too Old to Care’, by Grandparents Plus, focusses on older grandparent and family carers who are raising children who cannot live with their parents, keeping them out of the care system.