Independent Age in the News

Daily Mail

Take-over of Bupa care homes

There are reports that Bupa plans to sell 150 care homes to another management company. Read the full story in the Daily Mail.

BBC News

Daily care needs at the end of life

A new study suggests that the amount of time older people spend needing daily care when they reach the end of life has doubled over the past two decades. Read the full story on BBC News.

Daily Mail

New study on future care needs

A study published in The Lancet predicts that there will be an extra 71,000 care home places needed in Britain by 2025. Read the full story in the Daily Mail.

The Times

Oral health and older people

A report from Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons has found that over 1.8 million older people could have an urgent dental problem. Read the full story in The Times.

The Guardian

Summer loneliness and older people

Independent Age’s volunteer befriending service is featured in a piece by Esther Rantzen on summer loneliness. Read the full story in The Guardian.

Yours Magazine

How to spot a scam

Our Scams quiz helps promote our new Scamwise guide, and has been featured in Yours Magazine.

Financial Times

Reducing the risk of being scammed

Our Scamwise guide is profiled in a feature for financial advisers on how their clients can reduce the risk of being scammed. Read the full article in the Financial Times.


Charity warning after 91-year-old scammed

Our new Scamwise guide has been featured with a story about a 91-year-old woman who lost tens of thousands of pounds after being scammed. Read the full article on AOL

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