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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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Joyce's story


Joyce is her husband's carer. Coping was already tough, but coronavirus guidelines have intensified things.

Practical ways to help older people

Big issues

Here are five tips for how you can make older people's lives easier during this period of social distancing.

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Social care and coronavirus

Big issues

Caroline Abrahams wonders whether social care will be considered in the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19).

International Women's Day 2020


To celebrate International Women's Day, we introduce four women whose lives and work continue to inspire later life.

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Last updated: Sep 23 2019

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