Older people

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Women have yet to achieve pension equality | Letters
Letters: The system fails to take in to account the contribution women make through non-paid work, writes one reader


07, Mar, 2021 @6:08 PM

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End femicide: 278 dead – the hidden scandal of older women killed by men
The homicide toll among women over 60 in Britain is horrifying. Many cases are dismissed as accidents and not investigated. For our End Femicide campaign, we ask why society fails these victims

Yvonne Roberts

07, Mar, 2021 @8:45 AM

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About 40% of over-80s in England broke Covid rules after jab
ONS survey shows two in five people met up with someone indoors when not permitted

Haroon Siddique

04, Mar, 2021 @6:03 PM

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Covid compassion and common sense
Letters: Other care home managers should follow the lead of Jonathan Cunningham in allowing family visits, writes Heather Adams


04, Mar, 2021 @5:04 PM

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Many Generation Xers in UK face financial hardship in retirement
Volatile incomes, debts and insufficient savings pile pressure on 40- to 55-year-olds, study shows

Amelia Hill

02, Mar, 2021 @12:02 PM

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'People say, I didn't know such homes existed': a care home with courage
Manager Jonathan Cunningham has ensured residents see family in lockdown on rickshaw with Perspex screen

Helen Pidd

28, Feb, 2021 @5:27 PM

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Older Australians give smart tech a thumbs up for music and video chat – but not vacuuming
A federal government-funded project looked at how devices might help keep people in their homes longer

Josh Taylor

27, Feb, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Coronavirus vaccine: one of UK's largest care home firms introduces 'no jab, no job' policy
Care UK says new staff must have received Covid vaccination before they start work

Robert Booth and Ian Sample

25, Feb, 2021 @11:14 AM

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Covid and the climate crisis show why we need a new social contract between old and young | Minouche Shafik
The burden to pay for people in retirement is too great on younger generations, says Minouche Shafik, author of What We Owe Each Other

Minouche Shafik

25, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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How the NHS can meet the demands of an ageing society | Letters
Letters:Ron Walton on the actions required to cut unnecessary admissions and long stays in hospital, and John Forsyth on the need for an integrated health and social care system to operate at a local community level


23, Feb, 2021 @4:42 PM

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Care homes in England: will you be visiting your loved one on 8 March?
We would like to hear from designated visitors who are planning on seeing their relatives on 8 March

Guardian community team

23, Feb, 2021 @11:21 AM

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The Guardian view on PM's Covid plan: A risky bet on vaccines
Editorial: The more we allow infections to rise and the virus to replicate, the greater the chance that new variants will arrive that have the ability to evade our defences


22, Feb, 2021 @7:34 PM

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