How an evidence ‘safari’ helped us to think about the policy issues facing the ageing Scottish population.
Seven facts that explain why housing will be critical for the ageing UK population.
People in the UK are living longer than ever - a major achievement of modern science and healthcare.
The UK is in the midst of significant changes to our population. Foresight recently worked with Policy Lab and Central Saint Martins to investigate how design can help an ageing population.
By Anna Dixon, CEO, Centre for Ageing Better. The UK population is ageing. More of us are living longer than ever before and the proportion of the population aged 65 years and older is growing as the baby boomers age.
The Future of an Ageing Population team has worked with academics for over a year collecting together 200,000 words of evidence for what an ageing population in 2040 might look and feel like.
Some of the big drivers of population change seem immovable in their trajectories and prominent in their profile. Yet deeper analysis reveals a world of complexity just below the surface.
Back in the spring, we worked with Strange Telemetry and Policy Lab to run 3 small public workshops exploring participants’ reactions to different aspects of an ageing population.
The Future of an Ageing Population team has been running a series of local meetings over the last few months. In collaboration with the Cabinet Office Policy Lab, we have been trying out a new technique, called speculative design
In the first blog post the Government Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir Mark Walport, explains the aims of the project.