Independent Age in the News

The Times

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.

Mature 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.

Daily Express

Variations in care home quality

Our report on variations of care home quality in England has been featured across national and regional media. Read the full story in the Daily Express and ITV.com.

The Telegraph

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.

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.

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.

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.

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