Independent Age in the News
Older peoples' attitudes towards sex
Our survey asked older people their attitudes on sex and relationships in later life, and found over half of people aged 65 and over say they don’t feel like they have enough sex. Read more on BBC News.
Guidance on relationships in later life
An in-depth look at the results of our survey on sex and relationships is featured alongside our tips on relationships in later life in the Daily Mirror.
MPs believe there aren't enough quality care homes
Our poll of MPs found that a large number of Parliamentarians across all parties believe that there aren't enough good quality care homes for older people to choose from. Read the full story on Care Management Matters
Access to NHS Continuing Healthcare funding
Our reaction to problems encountered by patients in accessing NHS Continuing Healthcare funding has been featured in The Sun.
Bank and ATM closures
Estimates suggest that banks are set to continue to close branches in 2018, leaving some areas without a physical branch. Read the full story in The Telegraph.
Social care policy in 2018
Our recent Doing Care Differently report features in a piece by former Minister Paul Burstow. Read the full story in The Guardian.
Cold and loneliness "lethal" for older people
Our friendship services are mentioned in an article about the effects of loneliness, and how people can help, during the winter months. Read more in Stylist.
Inequalities in health state life expectancy
Our comment on ONS statistics for health state life expectancies, which revealed health inequalities across the UK, is featured in the Evening Standard.
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