Access to education should be unlimited by age
Jun 30, 2019
Responding to Government announcement of the “UK Longevity Council” and a “Business Champion for the Ageing Society”, David Sinclair, Director of the International Longevity Centre (ILC) said:“With Brexit posing significant economic uncertainty, it is vital that the...
Need to reframe flu vaccinations as a “positive and healthy lifestyle choice” to combat dropping uptake rates
May 21, 2019
“Primary care works really well for kids, but I just don’t think it’s working in an adult space”Concerns around the need for and the effectiveness of the flu vaccine continue to impact adult flu vaccination rates across the world“We need to reframe the messaging...
May 21, 2019
Among those aged 50 and over in high and high-middle sociodemographic index countries, at least 16% of years lived with disability are attributable to largely preventable diseasesFollowing continuous demographic change over the last decades, 26,958,009 years will be...
May 16, 2019
ILC-UK was established in 1997, as one of the founder members of an international network on longevity. In the UK, we’re the specialist think tank on the impact of longevity on society.We’re independent and politically neutral, so we can say the things about our...
May 8, 2019
LGBT men and women aged 50+ have poorer self-rated health and are more likely to have other conditions that impact their health and wellbeing Action is needed to improve health outcomes of the older LGBT community by enhancing inclusivity of mainstream health and care...
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This week’s #fridayfive focus on inequalities in adult lifespan.read more
From the future of ageing in the UK to downsizing and sex amongst the over 85s, 2016 has witnessed the ILC-UK influence public discourse and provoke a series of national discussions.read more