Author Archives: Jon Pushkin

Your Views on Your Health Care

October 11th, 2013 | Posted by Jon Pushkin in Consultations - (0 Comments)

With so many questions surrounding health care, I have developed this survey with the aim of finding out what health care issues are important to older Londoners. The results will help organisations that work with older people develop strategies to address these issues. I would appreciate you filling in this short questionnaire (seven questions) and …
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Older People and Prison

August 22nd, 2013 | Posted by Jon Pushkin in Prison - (0 Comments)

The number of over-60s behind bars has jumped 20 per cent in four years. The oldest man in prison in England and Wales was 92 as of last year and the oldest woman, 78. No one is really clear why this is happening but tougher sentencing is one factor and there is also what might …
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Invisible Older People

June 19th, 2013 | Posted by Jon Pushkin in Older People - (0 Comments)

There are about 15 million children in the United Kingdom. Every year  there are quite brilliant fundraising events directed at improving the lot of children, Children in Need, Help a London Child.  These events are excellent and they are deserving of our support.  However there are around 11- 12 million people of pensionable age many …
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