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Age UK London Blog

Here you’ll find regular articles from senior staff across the age sector writing about the big issues affecting older people in London. The views expressed within these articles are the opinions of the individual authors. If you have a comment about one of our blogs or an idea for an article contact

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  • Will 2024 see the turning of the tide against ageism?

    Published on 09 February 2024 04:40 PM

    Jo Loughran, Centre for Ageing Better discusses Ageism and the organisations' new campaign Age Without Limits.

  • Vaccines Q&A

    Published on 26 January 2024 03:06 PM

    Read the most popular Q&A's about the winter vaccines with responses by Dr Jeeves Wijesuriya

  • London at 79!

    Published on 07 December 2023 01:34 PM

    2.5 min read: Read Lisa's view on the highs and lows of living in London having returned to the capital in her 70s.

  • Whither an Age Friendly London

    Published on 01 December 2023 03:25 PM

    3 min read: Tim Whitaker of Wise Age laments the launch of the Mayor's Age Friendly Action Plan.

  • Making London More Age Friendly

    Published on 23 November 2023 11:57 AM

    2 min read: Dr Debbie Weekes-Bernard outlines what the Mayor's Age Friendly Action means for London.

  • Older Londoners Poverty

    Published on 16 November 2023 01:38 PM

    2.5 min read: Our Campaigns Manager John McGeachy talks about poverty amongst older Londoners and what can be done.

  • Get Online Week - Digital Campaigning

    Published on 16 October 2023 03:42 PM

    2.5 min read: This year we ran a series of Digital Campaigning workshops and Dom Taylor writes a review of the sessions.

  • The hidden renters

    Published on 04 October 2023 07:48 PM

    3 min read: Morgan Vine of Independent Age outlines the challenges for older renters and outlines the solutions