Tuesday 16 October 2018
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Nearly 1m older people feel lonelier at Christmas

Almost a million (982,200) of people aged over 60 feel lonelier at Christmas time, according to new figures from Age UK.

Outstanding achievements for people with dementia recognised

People across the country have been recognised for their 'remarkable' efforts to make life better for people with dementia at Alzheimer"s Society"s 2016 Dementia Friendly Awards.

Shortages in care fail UKs older people

Four in five local authorities in the UK report not having enough care for older people in their area, new research from Family and Childcare Trust reveals.

Response to Older Peoples Care Survey

Commenting on the Older People"s Care Survey by the Family and Childcare Trust, Janet Morrison, Chief Executive of Independent Age, the older people"s charity said:

Four Cornwall care homes to be rated 'inadequate'

Four private care homes will be downgraded to "inadequate" amid serious concerns for residents'

1.2m older people dont get the social care they need

The number of older people in England who don"t get the social care they need has soared to a new high of 1.2 million " up by a staggering 48% since 2010.