At Time to Shine we see and read a lot of interesting stories and resources about older people. We share a few of these with you each month.
Here’s the latest selection:
- Number of people living alone with dementia predicted to double (Guardian)
- Raising the equality flag: health inequalities among older LGBT people in the UK (International Longevity Centre)
- How age discrimination impacts on later life (Centre for Ageing Better)
- Social infrastructure: how shared spaces make communities work (Ambition for Ageing)
- Study shows older men feel ‘excluded, overlooked and cut off’ (University of Bristol)
- Shining a light on older people’s LGBTQI people’s hopes and concerns surrounding care (Diva)
- I never thought I’d have an 86 year old friend (i)
- What’s in a name? The language of ageism (Cygnet North East)
- Tackling inter-generational unfairness (House of Lords report)
- “Depression isn’t an inevitable part of ageing” – challenging ageist stereotypes in mental health (Mental Health Today)
- While the UK dithers over social care, China is starting to deliver (Guardian)
- Couple in 80s discriminated against because they can’t pay online (BristolLive)
- AGE Speaks – interview with Arlind Reuter about Older Voices community radio, Newcastle (East London Radio)
You can subscribe to Later Life AGEnda free email newsletter, produced by Tony Watts, for a huge range of stories about older people. There are many other sources.