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What are the latest ideas and views on the changing face of eldercare? We provide a regular roundup of reports from researchers, local and central government, healthcare providers and the people involved in everyday care and provision of services.

News and advice for older people

News and views for older people July 2021

Our latest roundup of news affecting seniors includes the future of social care and caring; banks and fraud protection; funeral plan clarity, and next year’s pension rises. Carers are caring more Over 80% of carers say they have been providing more support recently than before the pandemic, yet the support they rely on has diminished, […]

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Latest news for retirees June 2021

A roundup  of important news and views on health, wealth and quality of life for seniors. In this issue: New Alzheimer’s treatment Can you afford to retire? Premium Bonds as a savings option Should the NHS share patient data? Visiting care homes now New vaccination rules for care home workers Latest on scams Greater transparency […]

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Latest news for seniors and families April 2021

Latest news and advice includes: Deferring pensions and long-overdue married women’s state pension Covid-19 testing and vaccinations Latest Coronavirus roadmap steps for care homes Palliative care failings Dementia and processed meats Household bill increases Tech divide The state of social care   Pensions Deferring taking your state pension could give you significantly higher income in […]

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