Independent Age in the News

Nursing Times

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 Read the full article on Prima

Yorkshire Post

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.

The Times

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.

The Guardian

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.

The Sun

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.

Daily Express

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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