Ready for Ageing? (House of Lords Committee on Public Service and Demographic Change)

Summary

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”.

Read more: BBC News: UK woefully underprepared for ageing society, say peers.

Reference

UK woefully under-prepared for ageing society, say peers. London: BBC Health News, March 14th 2013.

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Reference

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.

Note: There is a second (massive and detailed) volume of Oral and written evidence. There is also a statistical summary of demographic changes in English regions between 2010 and 2030.

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].

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