This report by ILC-UK, commissioned by McCarthy and Stone, explores older peoples’ attitudes towards moving, the pros and cons of downsizing and provides evidence to help inform the public debate about the role of housing stock held by older people. While the demand for downsizing options is substantial, the report found there is still work to be done with raising awareness around the merits of downsizing, from releasing equity to improving physical wellbeing.

Publisher: International Longevity Centre UK
Published Date: 2016
Author: Brian Beach
Length: 26pp