Monday, 29 July 2013

Government is failing to acknowledge we're not ready for ageing

via JRF blog

If the Government wants people to get ready for ageing, it needs to lead the way, says Claire Turner.

At the end of last week, the Government issued its formal response to the Ready for Ageing report published in March by the House of Lord’s Select Committee on Public Services and Demographic Change. The Committee’s report concluded that the Government and our society are ‘woefully underprepared’ for our ageing population and called on the Government to set out a clear and overarching vision, in a White or Green Paper, with analysis of the issues and the best options for preparing for an ageing society.

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