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Supporting an Ageing Population

Solutions are needed to reduce the costs of health and social care for the ageing population. This insight looks at existing, emerging and speculative future interventions that have the potential to help in three key areas: falls, nutrition & hydration and mental health.

 

Breathe Easy - Engineering Air Quality Solutions Now

The major health challenges of today’s air pollution epidemic, such as lung cancer, obesity, dementia, contribute to an estimated 40,000 deaths at a cost of £20 Billion annually. The IET delivered an event in partnership with ARCC, CIBSE Resilient Cities Group to encourage engineering solutions to tackle air quality.

 

Future of an ageing population

The Go-Science Foresight report explores the impact of the demographic shift in UK population, and how we will need to make changes across many aspects of our lives.