Tag Archives: older people

Health, wealth + the pursuit of happiness = a sustainable retirement income

DorothyIn this blog post, Jane Vass, Head of Public Policy at Age UK, discusses the secret to a sustainable retirement income.

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Depression: Asking the right questions

An older couple talking

This guest blog from Alison Cranage of the charity MQ: Transforming Mental Health describes a project that aims to uncover the most important issues for depression research. If you, or someone you know, have been affected by depression at any point in your life, MQ would like to hear from you. What issues do you think depression research should address? Your views will help shape future research into the condition.

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Can robots solve the care crisis?

robotAt Age UK, we regularly have discussions about the sorts of things that need to happen to bring about an end to the care crisis once and for all. One of the suggestions (normally with tongue at least partly in cheek) is that we all simply need a robot.

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A route out of loneliness

A rural busIn this guest blog post, Claire Haigh, Chief Executive of Greener Journeys, argues that the provision of accessible affordable public transport must be a priority.

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