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  • Malnutrition a priority for only half of health workers

    Published on 10 February 2016 12:00 AM

    New research shows only half of health professionals regard malnutrition as a priority New research by the Malnutriti...

  • 1.4bn older people worldwide by 2030

    Published on 03 February 2016 12:01 AM

    Is the financial services sector ready for the ‘super-ageing’ world? Age UK and the World Economic Forum Global Agend...

  • Loneliness 'a major public health concern'

    Published on 28 January 2016 12:01 AM

    Loneliness a major public health concern, say councils Councils are warning that loneliness needs to be recognised as...

  • Thousands with sight loss not getting care support

    Published on 21 January 2016 12:01 AM

    Almost 12,500 blind and partially sighted older people become casualties of the social care crisis Thousands of blind...

  • Media Contacts

    Published on 13 March 2014 11:00 AM

    We work closely with all media, so if you're planning a story on later life and looking for information on Age UK...

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