Money in a basketPoverty in later life
Read our series of short, visual briefings on people’s experiences of poverty in later life, based on interviews with older people.
Older renter in ScotlandHow to improve the lives of older renters in Scotland
Read our report, 'Homing in', to learn about the challenges faced by older renters in Scotland.
Older private renterNo place for older renters
Our report explores how the geography of older private and social renters has changed.
Older woman in her kitchen'A constant struggle'
Read our new report about the impact of high household costs on older people facing financial hardship.
Older woman standing in front of buildingsWho wants to listen to me?
Read our report on why England needs a Commissioner for Older People and Ageing.
Older man looking at properties in estate agent windowHidden renters
Our report explores the challenges and experiences of older renters in England.
The hidden two millionThe hidden two million
This report shows the hidden reality of facing financial hardship in later life and explores the groups of older people most likely to be impacted.
Pensioner poverty in Scotland“Not enough to live on”: Pensioner poverty in Scotland
“Not enough to live on”: Pensioner poverty in later life gives voice to 38 people in older age – living across Scotland – to tell their story of what life is like when you’ve “not enough to live on”.
Woman reading a book Research reports & briefings
This section includes our most recent reports, our responses to public consultations and an archive of our research from previous years.
Credit Where It’s Due: A briefing on low uptake of Pension CreditCredit Where It’s Due: A briefing on low uptake of Pension Credit
Read our policy briefing highlighting the low uptake of Pension Credit.
Older person with carerOur blog
Read the latest thoughts, reflections and stories from Independent Age staff, campaigners and volunteers.
Man taking petition to Downing StreetCampaigning
We campaign to ensure people can enjoy a financially secure, healthy, active and connected older age.
Parliament and Independent Age influencing government Our impact
Our work in Parliament aims to make the UK a better place in which to grow older with dignity, choice and purpose.