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The Guardian

Increase in number of older people living alone

Research from the Office for National Statistics has found that almost one in seven people could be living alone by 2039. Read the full story and George McNamara's comment in The Guardian


Social care green paper continues to be delayed

George McNamara is quoted on delays to social care reform. Read more in the Independent

The Daily Telegraph

More care homes applying for DoL orders

More care homes than ever are applying for Deprivation of Liberty orders to prevent residents from going outside, according to new data from the Ministry of Justice. George McNamara has commented in The Daily Telegraph

The Guardian

Childless older people being let down

A comment from Catherine Seymour, Head of Policy, has been included in an article about how older people with no children are being left without the support they need. Read the full article in The Guardian

The Guardian

Increase in number of working older women

More older women than ever are working, according to new research. Read George McNamara's comment in this article in The Guardian

The Sunday Times

Care costs cap won't help most older people

Our work with Grant Thornton on the social care cap found that 95% of older people won't benefit from a cap. Read more in The Sunday Times

Daily Express

Millions face poverty and ill health in later life

George McNamara has been quoted in an article about the Centre for Ageing Better's The State of Ageing in 2019 report. Read the full story in the Daily Express

Daily Mail

Care homes worsen in 37% of local authorities

Our new report reveals that care homes have got worse in one in three councils. Read more in the Daily Mail

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