Nigel de Noronha discusses how those from BME backgrounds are more likely to experience housing poverty and how this will impact the growing number of older people from minority backgrounds.
Baroness Ros Altmann describes the impact of the gender pensions’ gap and what reforms need to take place to changes this.
Penelope’s State Pension was delayed by five years, but she was determined that it wouldn’t stop her from living her life and completing her bucket list.
Anne talks about the challenges facing older people, particularly women, after retirement and why employers should be doing more to encourage older people to stay in the workforce.
Jasmine Birtles speaks about the impact of a cashless society on older people.
An overwhelming majority of the UK population feel that something must be done to tackle the gender pay gap.
Anna Argyrides looks at something less well known - the gender pension gap.
Older women are much more likely than older men to have unpaid caring responsibilities – for partners, grandchildren, dependent adult children and sometimes for their own elderly parents too.
To celebrate International Women’s Day, Valda, who is 92, tells us about arriving in the UK in the 1960s and overcoming shyness and uncertainty to become the first black mayor of the London Borough of Islington in the 1980s. Valda is an inspiration to us all!
Watch her story below.