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Your news, your stories, your later life

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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Answering the call at Christmas


The Age UK Advice Line is open on Christmas Day. Team member Alison explains why it matters to be there at Christmas.

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Music and dementia support


Music is a staple part of dementia support. We visited Droitwich Spa Meeting Centre to witness its benefits in action.

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Let's talk money

Big issues

We want to support you to feel in control of your finances. Find out how we can help.

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Tips for a safe and happy Halloween


Halloween can be great fun, especially for kids. And lots of us enjoy seeing local children out trick or treating in...

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Last updated: Sep 23 2019

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