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  • Invest in social care says Age UK

    Published on 10 September 2015 01:00 AM

    Invest an extra £1 in social care for every £27 spent annually on the NHS says Age UK New analysis by Age UK reveals...

  • New initiative to create hundreds of digital champions

    Published on 09 September 2015 12:01 AM

    1,400 Digital Champions to bring the benefits of being online to thousands A new initiative to create hundreds of...

  • Switzerland ranked best place to grow older

    Published on 09 September 2015 12:01 AM

    - Age International warns of increasing global inequality in older people’s wellbeing - The UK moves up one place to...

  • Charity consortium challenges baby boomer myth

    Published on 18 August 2015 12:01 AM

    Charity consortium urges 'grown up conversation' about old age Ready for Ageing Alliance challenges the 'myth of the...

  • Pensioners miss out on billions

    Published on 25 July 2015 12:01 AM

    Pensioners miss out on £billions despite number in poverty rising New Age UK report shines a spotlight on poverty and...

  • 'Don't call me frail'

    Published on 24 July 2015 12:01 AM

    'Don't call me frail!' - New research shows that using the word ‘frailty’ could be stopping older people accessing...

Further information


This collection of statistics, which is regularly updated, is the best source of publicly available, general information on people in later life in the UK.

You can download other guides in our series from publications

For more information: Call Age UK Advice: 0800 169 2081