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:
- Photographer seeks ‘extraordinary’ over 80s (BBC News)
- Charities report rise in older people struggling for food during lockdown (Guardian)
- Are we under-diagnosing Covid-19 in older people? (British Geriatrics Society)
- How did we end up turning our care homes into jails of enforced loneliness? (Observer)
- Older people in care homes do matter – they were once key workers too (Yorkshire Post)
- Ageism and the virus that doesn’t discriminate (Age UK)
- Blaming boomers for intergenerational inequalities isn’t helpful (Centre for Ageing Better)
- Elderly must not be left out of lockdown easing, says Michael Palin (Guardian)
- Lockdown is helping us forge deeper connections with our grandparents (Metro)
- Coronavirus has deepened prejudice against older people (Guardian)
- Is a lengthy lockdown for older people on the way? (Age UK)
- Coronavirus causing overwhelming anxiety among more than 100,000 grandparents who care for children in UK (ITV)
- The lockdown exit plan is ageist. Over 70s can decide what’s best for their health (Herald)
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