To mark the UN International Day of the Older Person 2014 the Office for National Statistics (ONS) produced a useful infographic providing a snapshot of older lives, highlighting some of the headline statistics on migration, work, wellbeing and care.
Guest post by Dave Martin. As a member of the South East England Forum on Ageing (SEEFA) Executive, I joined the Foresight Future of an Ageing Population project on its visit to Kent on 12 November.
Ageing is a personal and local experience. The lead experts and I are keen to hear from the older population across the UK
In the first blog post the Government Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir Mark Walport, explains the aims of the project.