‘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’.
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.
On 17 May 2011, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) published ‘Predictors of Attitudes to Age Across Europe’.
Published in March 2011 by AgeUK, ‘A Snapshot of Ageism in the UK and across Europe’ shows that age discrimination is widespread in Europe.
On 28 October 2010, Grandparents Plus launched a campaign and survey report to highlight the impact of welfare reform and spending cuts on family and friends carers.