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It's vital the Government listen to the needs of older people. Together with our campaign community, we push for change.

What we're campaigning about

General Election 2024/5

Worn down by the pandemic and cost of living crisis, older people are yearning for a more positive future. Ahead of the next general election, we're asking party leaders to commit to policies that improve the lives of older people.

Offline and Overlooked

Older people who aren't or choose not to be online are being locked out of essential services. It's discrimination - plain and simple. Sign our petition to make access to public services fair, for everyone.

We can't wait for care

2.6 million people in England aged over 50 are unable to get care, which means millions left struggling to go to the toilet, eat, get dressed or wash because they can’t do these things without support. Help us end the long wait for care.

Reforming the Windrush compensation scheme

ͷ is campaigning for the Government to urgently reform the Windrush Compensation Scheme, to address the injustice suffered by the thousands of people who have been wrongfully treated as illegal immigrants.

Commissioner for Older People and Ageing

ͷ is calling for the Government to establish a Commissioner for Older People and Ageing for England who would act as an independent champion to ensure that older people are considered in decisions made right across Government.

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Our work in Parliament

Find out how we work with politicians and the Government to promote the interests of older people in the UK.

Politics and Government

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Offline and Overlooked

Public services are rapidly 'going digital'. If like 2.3 million older people in the UK you aren't an internet user,...

It Doesn't Add Up

People of all ages on low and modest incomes need help to meet rising costs now and cannot wait any longer.

We can't wait for care

2.6 million people in England aged over 50 are unable to get the help and support they need to live well.

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