Independent Age in the News

Sky News

Life expectancy stalls

Janet Morrison comments on new ONS statistics, which show that life expectancy in the UK has stopped increasing for the first time since 1982. Read the full story on Sky News 

Daily Mirror

Social care workers quitting their jobs

In news about one-third of social care workers leaving their jobs in the past year, George McNamara’s comments about social care at the Labour Party conference were picked up by the Daily Mirror

Daily Express

Bank branches closing

George McNamara is quoted in an article about the effect of bank branch closures on older people. Read the full story in the Daily Express

The Sun

Advice on pensions

Independent Age is mentioned in The Sun's Dear Deirdre column as a good source of advice on pensions

Sunday Express

Growing old with dignity

George McNamara, Director of Policy and Influencing at Independent Age, writes about our call for free personal care in the Sunday Express 

Daily Express

Independent Age calls for free personal care

We are calling for free personal care, backed by a poll of the public which found that almost three-quarters of adults in England would support free personal care, even if it means paying more in tax. Read the full story in the Daily Express

The Sun

Older people "being let down" by social care

Our new report, A Taxing Question: How to pay for free personal care, warns that older people are being let down by social care if the funding gap is not reduced. Read more in The Sun

The Telegraph

Funding cuts to day centres

Director of Policy George McNamara is quoted in a story outlining the scale of local authority funding cuts to day centres. Read more in The Telegraph.

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