HEALTH

There’s always time for a cuppa

There’s always time for a cuppa

At the end of last year, the BBC 1 TV Drama, Care, received much critical acclaim. Sadly, the issues it highlighted are all too familiar to many across the UK who are dementia professionals, carers or ...
The value of older volunteers

The value of older volunteers

Age-Friendly and Inclusive Volunteering, a new review of community contributions in later life by the Centre for Ageing Better, calls on charities, voluntary organisations and the public sector to do ...
The power of a simple human connection

The power of a simple human connection

On 25th November The Silver Line celebrates its fifth birthday. In just five years, this confidential, 24-hour helpline for vulnerable and isolated older people, open every single day and night of the ...
Letters that change lives

Letters that change lives

Shortly after Brian Greenley was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer, he was introduced to Alison Hitchcock, who surprised herself by offering to write to him throughout his treatment, even though she had o ...