Independent Age in the News
High temperatures have reached the UK
Janet Morrison is quoted in an article about this week's high temperatures and encourages friends and family to look in on their elderly neighbours. Read the full article in the Daily Express
Public services might struggle with fewer migrants
Our Migration report is mentioned in an article about the potential impact of reducing immigration on UK public services. Read more in the Economist
Do you know the signs of dehydration?
Janet Morrison is quoted in an article about this week's high temperatures saying that older people can suffer effects on their health and can be more vulnerable to illnesses. Read the full article in the Daily Express
Jeremy Hunt reappointed as Health Secretary
Janet Morrison is quoted saying Jeremy Hunt’s reappointment cannot simply lead to business as usual. Read the full article in the Daily Mirror
Families putting off talking about ageing
More coverage of our report revealing that millions of older people are putting off vital conversations about ageing. Read the full article in the Daily Express
Millions putting off difficult conversations
Millions of older people are putting off difficult conversations about ageing until times of crisis, or not having them at all, according to research conducted by ComRes on behalf of Independent Age. Read full article at BBC News
We must do more to combat loneliness
Janet Morrison is quoted as saying there is nothing 'normal or necessary' about loneliness among older people and local councils can do more. Read the article in the Guardian.
Records numbers working past state pension age
While welcoming longer life expectancy that allows older workers that carry on, we have warned that for many poorer pensioners, retirement is simply not an option. Read the article in the Daily Express.
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