Independent Age in the News

BBC 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.

Daily Mirror

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.

Care Management Matters

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 

The Sun

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.

The Telegraph

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.

The Guardian

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.

London Evening Standard

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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