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Our impact

Our vision for later life

We want to make the UK a great place to grow older. It won’t be easy to get there, and it won’t be a quick journey, but we believe it’s how things should be and we work every day to achieve this.

Later life facts and statistics

From population projections and number of people receiving care, to older people in financial and fuel poverty, read the most up-to-date information.

Transforming services and delivering social change

How we're influencing decision-makers

  • Conferences and events

    We deliver and annual programme of conferences, seminars, debates and lectures for those people working in the ageing sector
  • Politics and government

    Age UK actively promotes the interests of people in later life to Government and politicians from across the political spectrum.
  • Programmes and innovation

    We aim to increase the range and quality of life-enhancing services and vital support available to people in later life.
  • Our policy positions

    We're passionate that everyone should have the opportunity to be able to make the most of later life, whatever their circumstances, wants and needs.

Campaign with us

We asked you to help save Attendance Allowance and encouraged you to talk as part of the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness. We are also continuing to put pressure on the Government to invest in social care to help the 1m older people who struggle with little-to-no support.

Our ongoing research

Transforming older people's lives for the better

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