Downsizing is not for everyone, but it is an option explored by many people in later life.
Of course, there should be a good flow of information and housing options should people wish to move to improve their own personal situation in later life.
The International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) is a “futures organisation” focused on some of the biggest challenges facing Government and society in the context of demographic change and they have published a report, called ‘Generation Stuck – Exploring the Reality of Downsizing in Later Life’
The report presents the benefits and the challenges of downsizing in later life, and re-frames the debate from one of intergenerational conflict, to how best to increase housing choice and information for older people.
Read more and download the report