At a time of unprecedented demographic change, it is critical that housing, planning, health and social care policies address population ageing.

The Housing & Ageing Alliance believes that homes, communities and housing related services should be planned and designed to enable choice, control, inclusion & independence in later life.

An important step is for all linked policies to incorporate the aim of creating homes, neighbourhoods and services that enable older people to live healthy, independent lives, involved with families, friends & neighbours and contributing to their communities.

It suggests the followfollowing key inclusions in Manifestos in order to ensure that society is ‘Ready for Ageing’.

Publisher: Housing & Ageing Alliance
Published Date: 2014
Author: Sue adams
Length: 4pp