At this time of year, it’s traditional for us to make New Year’s resolutions and I’m sure that the Prime Minister Boris Johnson is no different. Senior Policy Officer Jeremy Bushnell has more:
How did Independent Age approach the 2019 General Election to keep older people's issues at the top of the political agenda? Campaigns Officer Ross Playle has more:
It’s been a busy year for Independent Age's Policy & Influencing teams.
Campaigns Manager Morgan Vine takes a look back at some of the highlights of 2019.
There is no more pressing domestic issue than fixing our broken social care system. Here's our open letter to the new Prime Minister, urging him to take action.
Kay, an Independent Age supporter, outlines the distressing challenges of the cost of care.
With more than one in four carers aged 65 and over, CJ Marshall from Future Care Capital looks at the impact of taking on this role and what new support needs to be put in place.
Michael Roche, a Technical Advisor at Independent Age, highlights some of the unforeseen costs people may face when moving into residential care.
Susan shares her frustrations with the care assessment process and how she is struggling to get the help she needs.
Sophie, from Leonard Cheshire, looks at the causes of the disability pay gap and the impact on older disabled people.