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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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A special kind of carnival


Age UK Kensington & Chelsea put on their own carnival to celebrate the history of the event with local older people.

Professor Alan Gow at Brain Health Day

Age UK at Brain Health Day


We all want to stay as sharp as we can as we get older. Read about the latest cognitive ageing research.

Mohan with his family

We Are Undefeatable


Age UK has joined forces with other charities to help those with long-term health conditions get active.

Tomatoes growing

The allure of allotments


Allotments are good for a lot more than gardening. We visited Age UK Hereforeshire & Worcestershire to find out more.

A man watches a projected image of a television set on the side of a building

Switched Off: What next?


Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director, reflects on the campaign to save free TV licences for the over-75s.

Howard Jacobson

Live a little with Howard Jacobson


The author discusses his new novel Live a Little, his enjoyment of ageing, and the things we get better at with age.

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Last updated: Sep 23 2019

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