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  • How we're improving ageing

    Building a society that lives longer and ages more healthily

    We are committed to bringing a better way of ageing closer; by researching and supporting innovation around the ageing process. All to co-create a world where people age better and live longer, more fulfilling lives.

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    Exploring the role genetics
    can have on ageing

    Watch Sky’s short documentary about the role our genes play in how long and how well we’ll live, featuring AXA funded researcher Peter Joshi and extreme adventurers, the Turner Twins.

    Dementia Friendly Borough

    Based in Merton, London, our short documentary shines a light on this very special community and our commitment to train all employees as Dementia Friends.

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    The secrets of a 71 year old athlete

    Angela Copson is one of the UK's leading veteran athletes. Eight marathons and ten world records later, she's a big believer in keeping active in old age.

    Dementia: Getting a head start

    One of the UK’s biggest healthcare challenges is working towards finding a cure for dementia. With more than a million people expected to be living with the disease by 2025, it looks like technology could hold the solution.

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    Further reading

    Read more about our commitment to improve ageing

    Why it’s no picnic for the sandwich generation

    See how organisations can do more to support those who provide care for others.

    Helping defeat
    dementia

    Read how we’re helping to make Alzheimer’s a thing of the past.

    Do we have the
    genes for it

    The key to a longer life could be in your genes.

    How we’re helping the UK feel 50,000 years younger

    Our ambitious programme to improve the health age of the nation.