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Jan 6

Good work is key to good health for the Baby Boomers

Blog: Dr Jan Hopkins, Project Manager, Ageing Well in Work and  Martyn Hyde, Associate Professor of Gerentology, Swansea University. As life expectancy continues to rise, the Baby Boomer generation are being encouraged to remain active in later life. One aspect of this is the benefit good quality employment...

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Mar 4

Being in good employment beyond the age of 50

Blog: Dr Jan Hopkins, Project Manager, Ageing Well in Work. As the debate continues about delaying retirement following the Government’s  launch of an official review of the state pension age, it is important to re-emphasise  the key messages recently expressed by Anna Dixon, CEO of the Centre for...

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Nov 25

Ten priorities for action for Ageing Well in Work

Ten priorities for action to optimise the health, participation and security of the ageing population in England and to champion the unique skills and experiences that older workers contribute to an inter-generational workforce were revealed at an International Conference staged in Manchester on the 25 November 2015. The...

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Mar 6

European experts show Greater Manchester how to Age Well in Work

Experts from across Europe are supporting work in Greater Manchester to ensure that older people realise the health benefits of remaining active in later life through employment, volunteering and other forms of civic participation. International experts from the Netherlands, Finland and Sweden are working with GMPHN and Public...

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Feb 6

Funding secured to help older people Age Well in Work

Greater Manchester Public Health Network (GMPHN) and Public Health England (PHE) are to receive funding from the European Commission for Ageing Well in Work, a major project to ensure that older people realise the health benefits of remaining active in later life through employment, volunteering and other forms...

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