Elderly

Elderly, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

Senior woman with facial mask - stock photo

The elderly aren’t expendable, so why do we talk about Covid as if they are?

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
  • Care homes during pandemic.
    Life

    What does today’s announcement really mean for care homes this winter?

  • Coronavirus Stay Alert messaging.
    Opinion

    This is how “muddled messaging” has cost the lives of the most vulnerable

  • Afterlife on Netflix
    Life

    Why this supporting character in After Life is so important right now

Latest Stories

Coronavirus: care workers need more support.
Life

This powerful video calls for more support for care workers who are at “breaking point”

“People really need to get behind us.”

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Social distance dancing.
Life

Social distance dancing on the streets has gone viral, and it’s exactly what we need right now

Residents are coming together for some daily street dancing.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Two older women
Life

Advice on how to deal with loneliness, from elderly people who know

“If you're feeling lonely then go out and do something for somebody else…that's proactive.”

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Life

Be your most adorable self and get involved in this care home Valentine’s Day scheme

Because it's nice to be nice, isn't it?

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Kayleigh Dray
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Why Old People's Home for 4 Year Olds is one of the most important TV shows to date

The devastatingly sweet Channel 4 programme is essential viewing

People

This 90-year-old has written a list of tips for lonely people

“The older you get, the less people seem to contact you”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Age UK’s Christmas 2016 advert is heart-breaking, but so important

No one should have no one at Christmas

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Pensioner, 89, offered bar job after "stop me dying from boredom" ad

We love a story with a happy ending

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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