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The 100-year life: the role of housing, planning and design

Future of care – No 7, June 2018

One in three children born in the UK today can expect to live to 100 – presenting challenges and opportunities to innovate. Co-producing housing, planning and design solutions with older people can support us to live independently in our own homes for longer – and generate new markets. This report – written in conjunction with Design Council and the Centre for Ageing Better – sets out recommendations for central and local government, builders, planners, designers and lenders.