Independent Age in the News
The role of nurses in tackling loneliness
Our ‘If you’re feeling lonely’ advice guide, and our Helpline, are featured in a piece on how nurses can help fight loneliness and social isolation. Read the full story in Nursing Times.
Independent Age launches new Christmas Calculator
Our new Christmas Calculator, which helps people budget for the festive season, has been featured on Prima.co.uk. Read the full article on Prima
Care homes may become most common places to die
Research suggests care homes are likely to replace hospitals as the most common places to die. Read the full story in the Yorkshire Post.
Future shortfall in care home places predicted
Research from Which? predicted a shortfall in the number of care home places across the country by 2022. Read the full story in The Times.
Research on death rates and hospital discharge
New research published in the British Medical Journal has looked at a possible association between the rise in mortality rates since 2015 and figures on delayed discharge from hospital. Read the full story in The Guardian.
Number of centenarians increases
The number of people aged 100 or over in the UK has doubled since 2002. Read the full story in The Sun.
Cost of social care revealed
Independent Age's recent survey of MPs on their views of social care is mentioned in an article about the cost of social care. Read the full article in the Daily Express
Loneliness can impact your health
Janet Morrison is quoted in an American article about the impact of loneliness on health and wellbeing. Read the full article on ABC7
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