Almost a million (982,200) of people aged over 60 feel lonelier at Christmas time, according to new figures from Age UK.
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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.
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.
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 private care homes will be downgraded to "inadequate" amid serious concerns for residents'
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.