Tag Archives: isolation

Senior Moment – Cold weather

Senior Moment – Cold weather

As I sit here writing this, the UK is going through the worst cold snap of the winter so far, with temperatures struggling to get above freezing and many places being hard hit with heavy snow. In such ...
The travails of the elderly shopper

The travails of the elderly shopper

Automated checkout machines put off about a quarter of older people from going shopping, a survey from a housing charity for the elderly suggests. They can find the automated checkouts “intimidating” ...
Putting something back

Putting something back

When people stop work, due to retirement, redundancy, or just because they feel like what is nowadays called a ‘career break’, they often take up voluntary work, stating that their motivation for this ...