Have I got older (people) news for you!? (February 2019)
At Time to Shine we see and read a lot of interesting stories and resources about older people. We will share a few of these with you each month.
Here's the latest selection.
- How Yorkshire’s £12m loneliness projects are continuing to make waves (Yorkshire Post)
- As Prince Philip’s accident shows, casual ageism is the last acceptable form of discrimination (iNews)
- You might not want to think about older people having sex, but they deserve a place in our pop culture (Guardian)
- Five things people get wrong about later life (Centre for Ageing Better)
- The Global Network for Age-friendly cities and communities: looking back over the last decade, looking forward to the next (World Health Organisation)
- 'From bingo to Bartok' - creative and innovative approaches to involving older people in orchestras (London Informer)
- AgeUK: 50,000 elderly have died waiting for social care package (Guardian)
- Is suicide seasonal? – challenges assumptions about Winter (More or Less, BBC Radio 4)
- Royal seal of approval as Camilla backs the Yorkshire Post’s loneliness campaign on its fifth anniversary (Yorkshire Post)
- Too many older people given anti-depressants instead of therapy (Guardian)
- Inequalities in living well with dementia—The impact of deprivation on well‐being, quality of life and life satisfaction (International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry)
- Intergenerational friendships of older adults: why do we know so little about them? (Ageing & Society)
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