Older people

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From a Debenhams to a creative hub: closed stores get new lease in community life
Empty department stores are being transformed into places for young entrepreneurs and social projects

Sarah Butler

01, Dec, 2021 @6:05 PM

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Time for honesty if Boris Johnson really wants to fix social care
Analysis: more money is needed and UK government should admit to the public how bad things have got

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

01, Dec, 2021 @5:02 PM

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Older workers should be cherished | Letter
Letters: Age diversity in the workplace makes a positive contribution, writes Ruth Wilkinson

Letters

30, Nov, 2021 @12:11 PM

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England’s new Covid measures still leave clinically vulnerable people out in the cold | Frances Ryan
Masks alone are not enough to protect those most at risk this winter, says Guardian columnist Frances Ryan

Frances Ryan

29, Nov, 2021 @2:51 PM

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Older people need better access to therapy for depression | Letter
Letter: Dr Chris Allen highlights the barriers that older age groups face to get the psychological help they need

Letters

25, Nov, 2021 @5:47 PM

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Cry of the curlew has given way to silence | Brief letters
Brief letters: Northumberland national park | Solar panels | Care costs | Influencers | Housework

Letters

24, Nov, 2021 @4:57 PM

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Starmer calls Tory social care plan a ‘working-class dementia tax’
Labour leader accuses Boris Johnson of breaking promise that homes would not have to be sold to fund care

Heather Stewart Political editor

24, Nov, 2021 @12:51 PM

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Get out on the green to keep yourself fit | Brief letters
Brief letters: Crown green bowls | Light housework | Woke at 80 | Radio gagger | Solar electricity

Letters

23, Nov, 2021 @4:58 PM

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Housework may promote health in old age, study suggests
Researchers found chores could help prevent disease and falls, though other experts have urged caution

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

22, Nov, 2021 @11:30 PM

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Ministers defy Tory rebellion to push through social care cap amendment
Change to how cap is calculated is set to disproportionately hit England’s poorer pensioners

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

22, Nov, 2021 @10:15 PM

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Jeremy Hunt calls social care plan ‘stingy’ but urges Tories to back it
Ex-health secretary says parts of proposals are a big disappointment but could be improved in future

Robert Booth, Jessica Elgot, Jamie Grierson and Peter Walker

22, Nov, 2021 @2:18 PM

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The England social care cap: how will it work and is it fair?
Analysis: what has been announced, what people will pay, and what the experts think

Heather Stewart

22, Nov, 2021 @10:06 AM

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