December 20, 2014
Unemployed over-50s will be offered "career reviews" and help using computers as part of plans to get more people in that age group into work.
December 16, 2014
Writer and broadcaster Joan Bakewell has interviewed her friend, the actress Prunella Scales, who has disclosed that she is living with dementia.
December 09, 2014
Westway Sports & Fitness and their GP Exercise Referral team, were named the country's 'Best Rehabilitation Facility of the Year' at the National Fitness Awards earlier this month.
The New Economics Foundation (NEF) recently released a study on evidence based actions that lead to improvements in well being.
November 26, 2014
Open Age have been running weekly debates and creative writing classes over the phone for older people in Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea.
The Guardian newspaper has published an article on a ground-breaking scheme which is helping people who find it difficult to get out and about, and who are otherwise socially isolated, to stay in touch with the outside world and make new friends.
The Silver Line Helpline For Older People is reporting that it took nearly 300,000 calls in it's first year, and most were about feeling lonely or isolated.
November 21, 2014
Please be aware of a new type of fraud which has been identified, in which criminals are stealing money from people, and / or tricking them to allow access to their bank accounts.
October 21, 2014
Food and Friends is a project run by Age UK Kensington & Chelsea designed to improve dietary intake, and reduce risk of malnutrition amongst older people in the community. It also aims to improve people's attitude/feelings towards food.
October 20, 2014
London Underground (LU) have confirmed plans for a £75m fund to speed up the rate at which the network is made accessible for disabled Londoners and visitors to the capital.
October 18, 2014
Citizens Advice is to provide free guidance following the government's announcement of new pension rules.
Face-to-face advice will be offered to pensioners at bureaux across the UK.