On average, the UK’s population is becoming older and living longer, healthier lives. Between 2014 and 2039, the government predicts that over 70% of UK population growth will be in the over 60 age group. Although this trend is partially countered by migration, by 2037 there will be 1.42 million more households headed by someone aged 85 or over.
In the first of two articles on planning for an ageing society, Idox’s Donna Gardiner looks at key considerations for local government, and in particular for planning departments.
Read the full article here: Planning for an ageing population: some key considerations