Centre For Ageing Better Newsletter

A Commissioner for Older People and Ageing would act as an independent champion for older people and ensure that policymaking across government considers the long-term needs of our ageing population. In this blog, our Chief Executive, Dr Carole Easton OBE, outlines five reasons why this role is crucial and why nearly 80 organisations are already supporting the call. Read more

Widespread media coverage has been detailing the tragic death of Barbara Bolton who died of profound hypothermia. Society’s indifference to this terrible scene happening in thousands of cold homes across the country every winter is shocking, writes our Chief Executive. Read more

What I learned from working with Ageing Better to support older workers facing redundancy – Ageing Better’s scheme to help older workers bounce back from redundancy provides something different from existing models of support. In this blog, a senior HR professional shares how the programme gives colleagues  the chance to develop new skills. Read More

More than 100 employers sign up to become an Age-friendly Employer – Ageing Better launched the pledge – a free, nationwide programme – to support employers who recognise the value of older workers. More than 200,000 employees now work at organisations that have signed the pledge. Read More

Event: An introduction to Age-friendly Communities – What is an Age-friendly Community? Join us on Thursday 18 May to learn about what can be achieved through becoming an Age-friendly Community and to find out more about the World Health Organisation’s Age-friendly Communities Framework. Register now

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