Welcome to 2017! Where we’re asking “has life got better?”. Over the last few years I have written about a wide variety of issues and concerns – many of which are a real concern, not just to older people, but the wider community. So just out of interest, I thought I would look back on …
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On 22 May 2014 London will go to the polls to re-elect all the Councillors in London’s 32 boroughs. The European Parliament elections are on the same day. Age UK London is planning to publish an age manifesto for the Council elections and we would really like to hear your views! London’s borough Councils affect the …
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Education Education Education – this was the government’s mantra but does it apply to those over 50?  How accessible is education to the over 50+ ?  What sort of course and opportunities are the major public providers such as colleges and universities offering?  Why are not older people participating? According to NIACE (Stephen McNair, Older …
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