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Oct 09

New survey reveals a nation of hoarders

Age UK is encouraging the nation to get behind the Big Bag Challenge and clear their clutter. Over half of adults in the UK (51%) admit to having between one and 10 items in their wardrobe that…

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Oct 09

New survey reveals a nation of hoarders

Age UK is encouraging the nation to get behind the Big Bag Challenge and clear their clutter. Over half of adults in the UK (51%) admit to having between one and 10 items in their wardrobe that…

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Oct 06

Half of adults aged 55 and over have experienced mental health problems, says Age UK

The charity is joining forces with NHS England to encourage older people to seek help and is calling on GPs to spot the warning signs. Nearly half of adults (7.7million) aged 55+ say they have…

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Oct 06

Half of adults aged 55 and over have experienced mental health problems, says Age UK

The charity is joining forces with NHS England to encourage older people to seek help and is calling on GPs to spot the warning signs. Nearly half of adults (7.7million) aged 55+ say they have…

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Oct 06

Half of adults aged 55 and over have experienced mental health problems, says Age UK

The charity is joining forces with NHS England to encourage older people to seek help and is calling on GPs to spot the warning signs. Nearly half of adults (7.7million) aged 55+ say they have…

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Sep 29

5 million grandparents take on childcare responsibilities

Two-fifths (40%) of the nation’s grandparents over the age of 50 – five million – have provided regular childcare for their grandchildren, according to a new YouGov poll for leading older people’s…

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Sep 29

5 million grandparents take on childcare responsibilities

Two-fifths (40%) of the nation’s grandparents over the age of 50 – five million – have provided regular childcare for their grandchildren, according to a new YouGov poll for leading older people’s…

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Sep 21

More than half of us do not know the dying wishes of our nearest and dearest

A new survey from Malnutrition Task Force and Age UK highlights that having conversations around dying and death is still very much a taboo subject and avoided by many people. In response, both…

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Sep 21

More than half of us do not know the dying wishes of our nearest and dearest

A new survey from Malnutrition Task Force and Age UK highlights that having conversations around dying and death is still very much a taboo subject and avoided by many people. In response, both…

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Sep 20

Social workers reveal the extent of social care meltdown

Photo by Georgie Scott The findings of a new survey of social workers provides shocking evidence of just how threadbare the social care safety net in England has become.  Social workers ‘tell it ho…

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