Independent Age in the News

Daily Express

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

The Economist

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 

Daily Express

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

Daily Mirror

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

Daily Express

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

BBC News

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

The Guardian

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.

Daily Express

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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