Two Million Too Many conference: What actions can you take?

Welcome to the Two Million Too Many conference on tackling poverty in later life. Here, you’ll find some actions you can take on the day.

Session 1 – Two Million Too Many

In this session we will hear about the reality of living on a low income in later life.  

Help us to amplify the voices of older people by signing our Statement of Intent.

Go to Session 1 social media graphics.

Session 3 – Tackling later life poverty stigma

In our final session of the day, we’ll be examining why stigma can be so damaging, and what can be done to tackle the stigma that surrounds poverty in later life.

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Join the #TwoMillionTooMany conversation on social media

Throughout today, we’ll be sharing insights from the Two Million Too Many conference on our social media channels and you can join in. Use #TwoMillionTooMany to add to the discussion, share your views and help us raise awareness of the growing issue of pensioner poverty.

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Let your X/Twitter followers know you’re attending the conference here

We can tackle pensioner poverty but we must work together. Sign the pledge and download the statement graphic to share and show your support.

There are #TwoMillionTooMany older people in poverty in the UK. Join us as a campaigner and download the Two Million Too Many graphic to share.

New research shows that if trends continue, poverty in later life will nearly double by 2040. Share the pensioner poverty graphic on X/Twitter.

The number of older renters is projected to rise and so is the number of older renters living in poverty. Share the figures about older renter poverty on X/Twitter.

New research projects the number of older people with disabilities living in poverty will rise. Share our graphic about older people with disabilities on X/Twitter.

New research projects that fewer older women will own their own home in 2040. Share the stats about older women renters on X/Twitter.

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What did you think?

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