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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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A tribute to my grandparents


Jamie, who has run the London Marathon for Age UK, pays tribute to the lasting influence of his late grandparents.

A recipe for camaraderie

Big issues

How cookery classes run by Age UK Barnet are putting tasty food and friendship on the menu.

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Do what you can

Big issues

How Freedom To Move, a new series of videos from We Are Undefeatable, can help older people get active around the home.

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The digital conundrum

Big issues

Paul Farmer, Chief Executive of Age UK, examines the many ways older people are being excluded by technology.

Two older women and a man holding drills with a shed interior in the background

Shedding stereotypes


We speak to the women participating in Age UK’s Men & Women In Sheds initiative about the joy of learning new skills.

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Last updated: Sep 28 2023

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