Why Age UK is blogging

This is Age UK’s pilot blog and we’re really excited about it.

Primarily, it will be used to talk about political and policy issues that affect people in later life and some of Age UK’s experts in various key areas will be posting their thoughts over the next few months.

While we don’t believe that any time is more important than any other for older people, the Government’s Comprehensive Spending Review and the fallout from the cuts is liable to affect people in ways that no-one can imagine.

The Age UK blog is here to try and make sense of the key decisions and issues that affect people in later life.

And, as we’ve already mentioned, this is a pilot blog and we’re keen for you to get involved and let us know what you think. A blog is nothing without comment and feedback from its audience, so please make your views heard.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Author: Age UK

Age UK is dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. In the UK we help more than 7 million older people each year by providing advice, combating loneliness and enabling independence. Locally, we work as part of a network of independent charities which includes Age UK, Age Cymru, Age NI and Age Scotland and over 150 local Age UK partners in England and Wales.

2 thoughts on “Why Age UK is blogging”

  1. dont think old age pensioners are looked after that well.we asked our houseing acc to have cavity wall insulation put in.its costing us alot of money to keep our flat warm.plus all the heating is going out of the window.not insulated at all.they say they havent got funds to do it.where do we go from there.we could have it put in free but whats stopping us is theres young lad who lives on the ground floor flat,he cant afford to pay £199 pounds.so there gose our heat.

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