This week is world adult immunisation week. So a good week to focus our #fridayfive on the issue of pneumonia.
In recent months, we’ve had the final curtain calls of several great entertainers. David Bowie (69), Lemmy from Motorhead (70), Alan Rickman (69), Terry Wogan and now Victoria Wood (62) all departed their mortal coils early.
Five key points on pensions and savings.
We have now passed the one-year anniversary of the introduction of the pension freedoms. These reforms marked a fundamental shift in the way that people can access their pensions.
It has been common practice for some time – and perhaps now more than ever – for journalists to emphasise the political differences between young and old in areas such as voting preferences or political agendas, and to frame those differences in terms of generational ‘conflict’ or ‘war’.
Five key points from our new report ‘Dementia and Comorbidities: Ensuring Parity of Care’.
Ten years to the day after the final report of the Pension Commission, the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) announced its second National Retirement Income Summit.
From the future of ageing in the UK to downsizing and sex amongst the over 85s, 2016 has witnessed the ILC-UK influence public discourse and provoke a series of national discussions.
At Compassion in Dying we have found that while 82% of people have strong feelings about their end-of-life care, only 4% of them have completed an Advance Decision or Lasting Power of Attorney for Health and Welfare (LPA).
Many people across the country celebrated the romance of their relationship this past Sunday, painting the town red for Valentine’s Day 2016. In many ways, the Valentine’s Day tradition is quite old, with our modern link with romantic love appearing all the way back in Chaucer’s poetry in the 14th century.