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We must stop pitting the generations against each other

We must stop pitting the generations against each other

14 August 2017

Later Life Ambitions is passionate about promoting intergenerational fairness. That is why we are campaigning for policies which benefit every generation, such as building more affordable housing in all regions of the country, removing the barriers that prevent old people from resizing their homes Read more

Later Life Ambitions responds to State Pension Age announcement

Later Life Ambitions responds to State Pension Age announcement

9 August 2017

The government has announced its intention to accept the key recommendation of the Cridland Review and increase the State Pension Age from 67 to 68 over two years from 2037. This is 7 years earlier than the current legislation which sees a rise between 2044 and 2046. The change will affect everyone born between 6 April 1970 and 5 April 1978.

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LLA gives evidence to the Competition and Markets Authority on care home fees

LLA gives evidence to the Competition and Markets Authority on care home fees

21 July 2017

Later Life Ambitions has today submitted our response to the Competition and Markets Authority’s investigation into the care home market.

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Social care and the new Parliament

Social care and the new Parliament

7 July 2017

The new government has had its Queen’s Speech voted through the House of Commons, meaning there is now a framework for the priorities and focus of ministers and parliamentarians for the coming two years. Read more

LLA welcomes Government EHIC plans

LLA welcomes Government EHIC plans

26 June 2017

LLA is delighted to see the Government set out plans today to ensure that Britons travelling in Europe will continue to be able to access vital medical treatment after Brexit. Read more

Social Care – where are we and where do we go next?

Social Care – where are we and where do we go next?

5 June 2017

The term “dementia tax” has become a buzzword in the general election campaign. What does it mean, and why has it suddenly become the focus of renewed political attention? Read more

What do the manifesto pledges mean for the future of social care?

What do the manifesto pledges mean for the future of social care?

25 May 2017

While the political parties offer different solutions on social care in this election, there are some clear themes that emerge. Read more

Manifesto overview: what the parties are promising older people

Manifesto overview: what the parties are promising older people

19 May 2017

The three major parties have now published their manifestos, and there are clear differences between them on issues of importance to older people. Read more

Later Life Ambitions says the practice of charging care home fees on the death of a resident is “callous and cruel”

Later Life Ambitions says the practice of charging care home fees on the death of a resident is “callous and cruel”

19 April 2017

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) says it has received complaints from families who have been charged by care homes for empty rooms after the death of resident relatives.
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We need your views on later life employment

We need your views on later life employment

13 April 2017

The Women and Equalities Select Committee has launched a new inquiry into older people and employment, looking at current Government policies to help people extend their working lives, and considering further steps which could be taken to tackle issues including age discrimination. Read more

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