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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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Helping carers to feel valued


Luke, Campaigns Officer for Age UK, explains why it's important to support carers - throughout Carers Week and always.

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Celebrating Volunteers' Week


Giving thanks to the volunteers who give their time to support older people in a variety of ways.

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We need more telephone friends


Ruth Lowe explains why we need more volunteers for the Age UK Telephone Friendship Service.

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The Alzheimer's Show 2022


Vicky Bates, a member of Age UK's Information & Advice Content Team, shares what she learned from the show.

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Last updated: May 24 2022

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