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It's vital the Government listen to the needs of older people. Together with our campaign community, we push for change.
Older people who aren't or choose not to be online are being locked out of essential services. It's discrimination - plain and simple. Sign our petition to make access to public services fair, for everyone.
2.6 million people in England aged over 50 are unable to get care, which means millions left struggling to go to the toilet, eat, get dressed or wash because they can’t do these things without support. Help us end the long wait for care.
Given the rising cost of living, cuts to the State Pension or benefits seriously threaten older people's quality of life. The Government must keep its promise to protect the triple lock and stop benefit cuts.
The Government has announced its plans to provide further support to households during the cost of living crisis. But with energy prices so high, we know that for some older people, this won't be enough to support them through the winter.
Age UK is calling for the Government to establish a Commissioner for Older People and Ageing for England who would act as an independent champion to ensure that older people are considered in decisions made right across Government.
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At Age UK we work with you, our supporters, to influence decision-makers on issues that affect older people, such as...
As the State fails to fulfil its social care duties, women often pay the price.
People of all ages on low and modest incomes need help to meet rising costs now and cannot wait any longer.
Age UK is calling for the Government to establish a Commissioner for Older People and Ageing.
Everyone should have fair and equal access to services. Public services are rapidly 'going digital'. If like 2.7...
2.6 million people in England aged over 50 are unable to get the help and support they need to live well.