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New findings show stark inequalities in aging as government encourages us to work longer

Changes in pension and employment policies are making it increasingly necessary for older people in the UK to work beyond the age of 65.
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This article cites data from the ESRC-funded Understanding Society.

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Innovative ideas spark a revolution

Innovative ideas spark a revolution | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Radical ideas with the potential to revolutionise the current approach to long-term care are being funded by the UK’s innovation agency, the Technology Strategy Board. The successful projects include 'Flourish: Inspirational aging', which focuses on on reframing the concept of need, moving away from a care system that concentrates on providing physical support towards one that focuses on positive wellbeing. Flourish is a collaboration between Digital Laundry, Northumbria University, Stockholm Environment Institute, University of York; ESRC Centre on Migration, Policy and Society, University of Oxford; and Cedilla Publishing.

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The Centre on Migration, Policy and Society at the University of Oxford is funded by the ESRC.

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