One in three workers in the UK are aged 50+, a figure that is set to rise in coming decades.

The onset of health problems becomes more common among people in their 50s — almost half of those aged 50 to 64 have at least one long-term health condition. For one in five older workers who stop working before State Pension Age, health problems are the main reason why they left their job.

However, with the right workplace supports in place, older people with long-term health issues are more likely to be able to remain in work.

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