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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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Celebrating The Silver Line Helpline


As The Silver Line turns 10, Dame Esther Rantzen, staff, volunteers and callers reflect upon the difference it's made.

Dementia in fact and fiction

Big issues

How a depiction of dementia highlights the importance of providing resources for people living with the illness.

A year at Age UK


Age UK's Chief Executive Paul Farmer reflects on his first year in the role and the challenges ahead.

Gwen's story


We introduce Gwen, a storyteller from our Christmas Appeal, whose life now is a world away from her younger days.

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Ted's story


Ted, a storyteller from our Christmas appeal, tells us how Age UK has helped him to feel less alone.

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Last updated: Sep 28 2023

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