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NHS Spending Cuts ‘Reflect Ageism’

Older people are bearing the brunt of NHS spending cuts due to a culture of ageism, Age UK has warned. Caroline Abrahams, its charity director, said it is ‘distressing’ that although ageism has been outlawed it continues to be ‘deeply ...

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Stars Call On G8 To Tackle Dementia

Actress Carey Mulligan, was joined by a host of other charity ambassadors including Sir Tony Robinson, Kevin Whately and Angela Rippon at a Christmas carol concert. The event, held at St Paul’s Church, Knightsbridge, comes a week ahead of the ...

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World Dementia Cases Set To Treble

The world needs to brace itself for an explosion in the number of people living with dementia, a new report claims. Campaigners are calling on the World Health Organisation (WHO) and governments around the globe to make tackling dementia a ...

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5 Challenges To Government From Age UK

As the debate over the future of social care continues to intensify, a new survey by Age UK estimates that 13.7 million people aged 50 or over in Great Britain think the Government treat older people badly. When asked what ...

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The Grand Opening of Maycroft Manor

Hallmark Care Homes recently opened their highly anticipated new care home in Brighton. Maycroft Manor, situated on the busy London Road, was declared open by television and radio presenter Gloria Hunniford who described the 99-bed home as “the cutting edge ...

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