We use cookies to give you the best experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our policy. Read more about how we use cookies and find out how you can change your browser's cookie settings.
Skip to content
Please donate


An older lady smiles at the camera

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.

Filter: All articles

Older man looking into the distance

IAPT and mental health in older people

Big issues

Feeling anxious isn't just something that comes with age. It may be a sign something's wrong with your mental health.

Terrence on his sofa at home

A Christmas less lonely


More than 1 million older people in the UK will feel lonely this Christmas, but this year Terrence won't be one of them.

Older man with glasses and moustache holding small dog

Dogs and dementia support


Age UK Trafford are using dogs as part of their dementia support. And as our video shows, they're a popular addition.

Share this page

Last updated: Sep 23 2019

Become part of our story

Sign up today

Back to top