over 50s

Serious Illness in the Over 50s: ILC-UK

10th February 2015, International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK)

With demand for NHS services already under pressure, new analysis by the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) and commissioned by Engage Mutual, the over-50s life cover specialists, predicts the NHS may have to support up to one million more older people with serious illnesses within the next ten years.

Illuminating the employment challenges of the over 50s

13th November 2014, The International Longevity Centre-UK

Working with The Prince’s Initiative for Mature Enterprise (PRIME) and Business In The Community, The International Longevity Centre have published a major new report about the challenges facing older workers, The missing million: illuminating the employment challenges of the over 50s. This is the first in a series of three reports being published on this topic over the next year. Read the report here.

Pensions levy hitting those over 50 hardest

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Irish Independent

Unlocking Potential- Volunteering and Health 50+

29th October 2013, Volunteer Now

The ‘Unlocking Potential’  Project recently released a report on the benefits of volunteering for older people. This research is specific to NI and focuses  on volunteering by the 50+ age group. Read more here