Older people

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Civil disobedience is now the only option on energy bills | Letter
Letter: Extreme circumstances call for drastic measures, says Jessamine Ainsworth pensioner, who is worried about what this winter will mean for vulnerable people like her


09, Aug, 2022 @5:20 PM

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Enough is enough: this winter I will be refusing to pay my energy bills | Christopher
Tens of thousands of Britons have made a pledge to the Don’t Pay campaign. It’s a last resort, but we’ve no other choice, says Christopher (a pseudonym)


04, Aug, 2022 @1:20 PM

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Older people deserve better support from employers | Letter
Letter: Age discrimination is still having a harmful effect in the workplace, says Steve Butler


02, Aug, 2022 @5:06 PM

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Britain’s ‘great unretirement’: cost of living drives older people back to work
Uncertainty and fear said to be behind increase in over-50s working or looking for work

Amelia Hill

24, Jul, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Inspector Morse code will tell you when you’re old | Brief letters
Letters: Ageing test | Birthday list omission | Fending off a hangover | Keith Flett’s health | Earthly creatures | Bison bill


20, Jul, 2022 @4:59 PM

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Joan Bakewell: ‘Life hasn’t got duller as I’ve got older. Less thrilling, perhaps’
The grande dame of broadcasting has, at 89, a new TV series and a book due out. Here she discusses painting, politics and swapping hot dishes with her lockdown neighbours

Tim Adams

17, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘Retirement? Not for me’: meet the top chefs who won’t hang up their aprons
They’ve been working day in, day out, for 30, 40 or even 50 years in some of the best restaurants. What’s their secret?

Tony Naylor

17, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Alcohol is never good for people under 40, global study finds
Largest project of its kind concludes young people should not drink at all but small amount may benefit older adults

Andrew Gregory Health editor

14, Jul, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Cost of living payments: who qualifies, when is it paid and what do you get?
The first tranche of £326, which is going into bank accounts now, is aimed at those on a range of benefits and tax credits

Hilary Osborne

13, Jul, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Letter: Lady Greengross obituary
Alan Walker writes: Sally Greengross’s kindness to a young academic will never be forgotten

Alan Walker

12, Jul, 2022 @4:50 PM

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‘I’m one of the lucky ones, I’m financially OK’: welcome to ageing Britain, where pensioners outnumber children
Nearly one in five people in England and Wales are 65 or over – some are thriving, some struggling. How are we coping with the social, cultural and political change this brings?

Michael Savage

02, Jul, 2022 @4:25 PM

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What happened to us, the children of the 1960s? We have it all: we need to give some back | Polly Toynbee
UK politics is in thrall to my postwar cohort. That’s to the country’s detriment, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

01, Jul, 2022 @10:11 AM

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