Independent Age in the News
Expansion of personal healthcare budgets
George McNamara, our Director of Policy, has written about the impact on older people of the government's proposed expansion of NHS personal healthcare budgets. Read more in The Times.
Half a million older private renters 'invisible'
Our latest report, examining the challenges faced by older private renters in the UK, has been featured in the Mature Times.
Variations in care home quality
Up-front care home fees
Some residents are being charged considerable up-front fees just to move into care homes. Read the full story in The Telegraph.
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.
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.
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.
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