News & Views

The latest news updates from around the UK. Brought to you from various news channels and publications allowing us to offer an unbiased view of the issues and stories that matter to you, from more than just one source.

COVID-19 infections seeing spike across UK

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Researchers link early menopause with dementia risk in later life

Read More:  Express & Star

Concerning exodus of older workforce

Read More:  The Herald

Over-70s are more likely to be happy, satisfied and to feel the things they do in life are worthwhile

Read More:  Coventry Telegraph

Mental speed stays high until age 60, research suggests

Read More:  Shropshire Star

Medical report to be axed for those aged under 75 applying for driving licence

Read More:  Yahoo News

‘Better late than never’ – inactive over 70s urged to start exercising

Read More:  Shropshire Star

Increased dementia risk post COVID-19 infection, study suggests

Read More:  Alzheimer’s Research

Big increase in older men out of work, study suggests

Read More:  Nottingham Post

£10,000 grant to York charity helps it deliver a more active 2022

Read More:  Yahoo News

What to do if you’re struggling to pay your energy bills

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UK’s over-85 population projected to nearly double in 25 years

Read More:  Yahoo

Dementia protein changes discovered in terminal childhood disease

Read More:  Alzheimers Research UK

Driving in old age: why Britons would like more help in deciding when to stop

Read More:  Yahoo

Free NHS prescriptions for over-60s may be axed from April

Read More:  Chronicle Live

Carer’s fears as millions of over 50s face rising bills as pension triple lock scheme scrapped

Read More:  Northhants Live

Run Your Age: Ready for a new challenge? Kickstart 2022, raise funds for Age UK and help older people get the support they need

Read More:  Age UK

Community Connectors and Wardens give gift of Positive Wellbeing this Christmas

Read More:  K C Media

Cumbria charities ‘winter warmth’ campaign supported by victims of Storm Arwen

Read More:  ITV News

Saga launches paid leave policy for grandparents

Read More:  Personnel Today

Social care: Plans to fund improvement in England unveiled

Read More:  BBC News

Elderly drivers may soon need ‘mandatory eyesight tests’ after new safety recommendations

Read More:  Express

Nearly a third miss out on NHS care scheme

Read More:  Northumberland Gazette

Proposed changes to UK law risk increasing financial abuse of older people, warn experts

Read More:  Medical Express

Healthcare professionals have a vital role to play in safeguarding older people from abuse

Read More:  BMJ

Over 75% of older people who experience bereavement are not ‘signposted’ to any support

Read More:  Homecare