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The Daily Telegraph

More older people shopping online

According to the ONS, more people aged 65 and over than ever are now shopping online. Read the full story and Phil Mawhinney's comment in The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph

Increase in criminal actions against care homes

A comment from George McNamara has been included in an article about a CQC report showing an increase in the number of criminal actions taken by NHS watchdogs against unsafe care homes, hospitals and mental health providers. Read more in The Daily Telegraph


Looking after yourself in hot weather

A feature about what older people can do to stay cool in the heat, with tips from our Summer wise guide and a comment from Simon Hewett-Avison. Read the article in Metro

The Sunday Telegraph

Older people selling homes to pay for care

Our analysis that more than 338,520 older people have had to sell their homes to pay for care since the 1999 Royal Commission featured in a front page story in The Sunday Telegraph

The Guardian

Crisis facing older renters in the future

A quote from George McNamara was featured in a story about an APPG report on the crisis facing older renters. Read more in The Guardian

Daily Express

Half a million carers with no training

Half a million carers with no training are caring for older people because of pressures and lack of regulation and on the social care industry, according to new figures. Read the full story in the Daily Express

The Guardian

A million pensioners in poverty

Independent Age has launched a campaign highlighting that more than a million pensioner households across the UK are living in poverty because of the government’s failure to act on unpaid pension credit. Read more in The Guardian.

The Daily Express

State pension: How to get an extra £2,500 a year

More than a million pensioners are missing out on a staggering £10m every day that should be in their pockets, due to government inaction. Read more on the Daily Express.

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