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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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John Farmer with friends and family

An Age UK fundraiser's story


Age UK fundraiser John Farmer tells us why his 70th birthday provided the perfect excuse to walk 70 miles.

Older Men at the Margins


Do men and women’s experiences of loneliness in later life differ? A new research study suggests so.

World Health Day

World Health Day


We discuss what the ageing population means for universal health coverage and the challenges presented to the NHS.

Hunter Davies in his home

The wit and wisdom of Hunter Davies


Hunter Davies lost his wife in 2016 after 55 years of marriage. Age UK meets him to discuss new memoir Happy Old Me.

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Last updated: Jul 01 2019

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