Productive healthy ageing and musculoskeletal health

This resource for health professionals and local authorities makes the case for action to support healthy productive later life.



Longer, healthier lives are a benefit to society in many ways, including financial, social and cultural, because older people have skills, knowledge and experience that benefit the wider population. There is an opportunity to utilise this increased longevity as a resource, whilst challenging ageism and the view that retirement is about ‘sitting more and moving less’.

Published 6 December 2017