This strategy for older people in Torbay aims to promote health and wellbeing across the life course and into retirement.

Torbay expects to have 50% of its population aged 50 or above by 2020. Our population structure is already older than the national average and this is predicted to become even more pronounced which is likely to place additional demands on public services.

This strategy has been influenced by the views of local people and key stakeholders representing the public and forms part of the overall Health and Well Being plan for Torbay and cross-references to other strategies and action plans.

Active Ageing Strategy
A strategy for older people in Torbay which aims to promote health and wellbeing.

In 2010, Torbay’s average age was estimated to be around 4.7 years older than the national average age; this difference is expected to grow to just over 5 years by 2020.