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    Decent care is a fundamental human right

    From:Telegraph  View:468  Date:2014-12-23
     After the launch of our campaign last week to improve the quality of care for Britain’s ageing population – Justice for the Elderly – it quickly became apparent that key to this effort would be improving the quality of staffing. Of course, looking after the... More >>

    Help older people to solve the housing crisis

    From:The Guardian  View:405  Date:2014-12-23
     Former England footballer John Terry and his family are reportedly downsizing – from a £16m mansion to a property costing just over £4m. It may not be the typical experience for the vast majority of British homeowners, but there is a growing... More >>

    Volunteers bring Christmas cheer to older people who may have spent day alone

    From:The Guardian  View:650  Date:2014-12-23
      “I’ve always spent Christmas Day alone, so this is a real treat. It’s so good to have others to share a meal with and people to chat and laugh with,” says one elderly man from a small village on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales.... More >>

    Identifying early signs of cognitive decline

    From:Medical News Today  View:451  Date:2014-12-18
     Signs of cognitive decline related to aging populations, and even the severe cognitive losses seen in Alzheimer 's disease and neurodegenerative disorders , may emerge many years earlier, according to a report presented at the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology... More >>

    Older people who feel younger than their actual age live longer

    From:Medical News Today  View:758  Date:2014-12-18
      The research letter, published in JAMA Internal Medicine , observed a lower death rate in older people who felt 3 or more years younger than their actual age, compared with participants who felt their actual age or more than 1 year older. ... More >>

    Keep it ‘Real Senior’: the over-85-year-olds who think pensioners are kids

    From:The Guardian  View:427  Date:2014-12-16
    Name: Real Seniors . Age: Old. Appearance: Old. Are we just talking about old folks? No, we’re only talking about the Real Seniors.     Are you suggesting there are people out there faking it? I wouldn’t put it that way, but a lot of so-called... More >>