“Hate crime” means committing crimes (often violence or abuse, though it could be any crime) against people because of their personal characteristics. In the national legal definition this specifically mentions “actual or perceived race, religion, sexual orientation, disability and transgender identity” – in other words neither age nor gender are included in the official definition. The …
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To mark the fourth year of the National Dementia Declaration the Dementia Action Alliance is surveying people affected by dementia and professionals supporting them to find out whether current activity is leading to real changes on the ground. The survey will provide a snapshot of progress to date and can be completed in 10-30 minutes depending on …
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Unwanted Phone Calls

August 14th, 2014 | Posted by Lynn Strother in London | Older People | Scams - (0 Comments)

When, oh when, are these unwanted phone calls going to cease? Are you fed up with them? You are in the middle of doing something, maybe with wet hands – the phone goes, you rush to dry your hands get to the phone and… This is an important message from Barclays, Lloyds, HSBC etc. blah, …
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£22 Billion Debt Owed to Central Government… and for once it can’t be blamed on an ageing population! How on earth can government departments allow a debt of £22 billion to build up? It is ridiculous and demonstrates high inefficiency and lack of business skills. No charity, commercial or any other organisation would be allowed …
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