Monthly Archives: February 2013

Examining ageing over time

Much of what we know about ageing and its effects on individual wellbeing comes from cross-sectional research – taking a “snap-shot” of a particular group at a particular moment. But ageing is a process that takes time and if we … Continue reading

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How do expenditure patterns change with age?

In earlier blogs I have talked about income adequacy in later life and also about differences within the older age groups – how lumping everyone aged 65 plus together can obscure diversity among older people. A few years ago I … Continue reading

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