At Time to Shine we see and read a lot of interesting stories and resources about older people. We will share a few of these with you each month.
Here’s the latest selection.
- How Leeds is improving healthcare by breaking out of ‘NHS only systems’ (PublicTechnology.net)
- New report finds Britons are ‘overwhelmingly negative’ about growing older (Centre for Ageing Better)
- ‘Every day was a happy day’. Older people talk about love lost and found. (Guardian)
- Meet the woman behind ‘chatty café’ the scheme that lets people feeling lonely connect over a cup of tea (i)
- Ageing in harmony – why the third act of life should be musical (yourbrainhealth)
- A rise in STIs among older people (Gransnet)
- Don’t be scared bosses: older people are changing workplaces for the better (Centre for Ageing Better)
- Using digital tools for creative activities can help make older people’s time together richer (Baring Foundation)
- New research on ageing independence conversations (Centrica)
- New global study identifies factors behind why older people self harm (Keele University)
- If you care about equality, fight ageism – just as you fight sexism and racism (the i)
- Everyone worries about getting older, but for trans people it can be terrifying (Metro)
- Millions in Britain at risk of poor quality later life (Guardian)
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