Life is full of change, both expected and unexpected, and while we are told to prepare for our material needs throughout life, our emotional and psychological wellbeing is often ignored.
Have the older generation benefited at the expense of the young?
As of last month, we have a new State Pension system which is expected to reduce pensioner poverty and raise low income levels, especially for women. Meanwhile, the Work and Pensions Committee is taking evidence on the question of Intergenerational Fairness – have the older generation benefited at the expense of the young?
Five key points from our new report ‘Dementia and Comorbidities: Ensuring Parity of Care’.
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.
In the late 1970′s a Harvard psychologist asked a group of 70 and 80-year old men to experience themselves as they had been 20 years earlier. Continue reading
In the first blog, we investigated sexual desire and sexual activities among English people aged 65+ and revealed how, even though they both decreased with age, they still matter for a significant proportion of older people.
Romantic relationships are a fundamental part of people’s life – not just at a young age, but throughout the life-course. And yet, sexuality among older people is understudied at best, and neglected at worst.
Human mortality remains at 100 percent; we all eventually die. Ideally, we should all be well informed on end of life choices, and how we die should be in our own control.
A new campaign aimed at helping families cope with heartbreaking life-or-death decisions about relatives struck down by stroke and other incapacitating illness has been launched by senior health professionals and lawyers.