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The Guardian

One-third of Brits admit to ageist discrimination

A survey from SunLife has found that people in their 30s were the most likely to use ageist language. Read the full story and Shelley Hopkinson's comment in The Guardian

Daily Express

Calls to raise pension age to 75

The Centre for Social Justice thinktank has suggested that the state pension age should be raised to 75. Gill Moffett responded in the Daily Express

The Daily Telegraph

More older people than ever with malnutrition

A record number of people are being admitted to hospital suffering from malnutrition. Read what Shelley Hopkinson had to say in The Daily Telegraph

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