Living through later life

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Wilkinson, Lauren; Jethwa, Chetan
Pensions Policy Institute
Date of publication
17 November 2019
Older Adults, Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion
Social welfare
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As the average length of retirement has increased, alongside life expectancies, there is generally more variation in the experiences people will face over the course of later life. This report explores the range of experiences older people may face and how these are likely to evolve as health declines precipitate transitions between the three phases of later life.

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