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Discover the latest news and views on age and ageing – from analysis of what's hitting the headlines, to the big issues affecting older people.

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Dementia-friendly communities

Big issues

Recent research is helping staff at local Age UKs with the creation of dementia-friendly communities.

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Postcards of Kindness


Postcards of Kindness encourages people to send postcards to residents in care homes. Here's why it's a lovely idea.


The importance of hobbies


We meet Keith and Anna, whose long lives have been enriched by their interests and passions.

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Digital inclusion for older people


We visit Age UK Leeds to find out how One Digital provides older people with skills that grow their confidence.

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Chair yoga


Age UK Ealing, like many local partners, offers seated exercise classes. We visit a chair yoga class to find out more.

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Last updated: Sep 23 2019

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