Independent Age in the News

Yahoo! Style

Reactions to self-isolation

Our research about how older people are coping with self-isolation, including a comment from Morgan Vine, was featured in Yahoo! Style. Read the full story

The Guardian

Interview with Deborah Alsina

Chief Executive of Independent Age, Deborah Alsina MBE, was interviewed by The Guardian. Read what she had to say here

The Guardian

Britain still ageist

A new report from the Centre for Ageing Better has found that ageism is still rife in the UK. Read the whole article, including the comment from Deborah Alsina MBE, in The Guardian

Daily Express

Over-70s told to self-isolate

A comment from Simon Hewett-Avison has been included in an article about all over-70s being asked to self-isolate because of coronavirus. The full article is in the Daily Express

Daily Mail

Conflicting advice for older people

Simon Hewett-Avison has been quoted in an article about confusing advice and conflicting messages aimed at older people with regard to coronavirus. Read more in the Daily Mail


Outrage at comments about "culling" older people

Deborah Alsina MBE has been quoted in an article about comments that coronavirus could be seen as a good opportunity to "cull" older people. Read the full story in iNews

BBC News

Supporting older people in a pandemic

Our Director of Services, Simon Hewett-Avison, has been quoted in an article about how to help older friends and relatives in the wake of a Covid-19 pandemic being declared. Read the full story on BBC News

Daily Express

Calls for Minister for Older People

Independent Age has joined the Daily Express' calls for a Minister for Older People. Read more in the Daily Express