Independent Age in the News

Daily Express

Excess winter death rise down to flu

Statistics for excess winter deaths in winter 2016/17 show the impact of flu on older people. Read the full story in the Daily Express.

The Independent

Social care and the Budget

Our reaction to the lack of new social care announcements or funding in the Autumn Budget 2017 has been featured in The Independent.

The Daily Mail

Social care crisis must be tackled in Budget

Our new report on funding for social care, published in partnership with the IPPR, is featured in a story on the forthcoming Autumn budget. Read more in the Daily Mail

The Daily Mail

Only 1 in 10 people would benefit from social cap

A new report by Independent Age and The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries examines the impact of different levels of social care cap upon the total costs of care. Read more in the Daily Mail

The Sunday Telegraph

Care costs rising faster than inflation

Our new free advice guide, called Paying for your care, has been featured in an article about the cost of care, along with comment from Andrew Kaye. Read the full story in The Sunday Telegraph

Yorkshire Post

Average care home costs

The average cost of a care home is the equivalent of 26 years of family holidays, according to our new research. Read the full story in the Yorkshire Post.

The Sun

Calculating the cost of Christmas

Our Christmas Calculator, which helps you plan your budget for the festive season, has been featured in an article in The Sun.


Independent Age launches new Christmas Calculator

Our new Christmas Calculator, which helps people budget for the festive season, has been featured on Read the full article on Prima

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