More specifically, the paper explores 4 key areas:
1. Ageing populations and inequalities: socioeconomic influences on health and wellbeing, disability and life expectancy
2. Unequal ageing, age related health inequalities and issues affecting older populations: the accumulation or unequal risks and opportunities; age discrimination, long term conditions and multiple comorbidity, polypharmacy, frailty, dementia, functional limitations, sensory impairments, social isolation and information and communication technologies.
3. Tackling unequal ageing and improving the health and wellbeing of older populations: targeting, participation and involvement; examples of work of the CLAHRC SY Health Inequalities theme around improving the health, care and quality of life of older people
4. Implications for policy and practice.