A recent report from the Select Committee on Public Service and Demographic Change warns that Government and society at large are unprepared for ageing. A broad range of policy areas are addressed, with comprehensive analyses of the potential impact and implications of the ageing population on public services and their funding.
” …changes in pensions, health care and employment practices are needed to help people sustain a good quality of life as they age”.
UK woefully under-prepared for ageing society, say peers. London: BBC Health News, March 14th 2013.
This relates to:
Ready for ageing? House of Lords Committee on Public Service and Demographic Change: Report of Session 2012–13. London: The Stationery Office Limited, March 2013. HL Paper 140.
Readers may also be interested in Improving Later Life (Age UK).
[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 7, May 2013].