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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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Digital Champions


How Digital Champions help older people embrace technology, which benefits mental, physical and social wellbeing.

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Carers Week 2021


To mark Carers Week, we explain why - now more than ever - we must give carers the support they deserve

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Thanks to our volunteers


Giving thanks to the volunteers that helped the Age UK network through a very challenging 18 months.

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Three cheers for charitable beers


We speak to the south London brewery that's created a new limited edition beer to raise money for Age UK Lambeth.

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What is cautious hugging?


Age UK's Dr Elizabeth Webb investigates what we mean by 'cautious hugging'.

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Last updated: Sep 23 2019

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