Knowsley Older People's Voice

Archive for June, 2013

Older people miss out on support under new rules

The government is attempting to end the ‘postcode lottery’ over care in England by creating a national eligibility criteria. But charities are concerned older people who need support with everyday…

Older people urged to claim benefits

A new study showing that rising living costs have hit older people hardest highlights just how vital it is that they claim their benefits , according to a charity. {DynamicContent:Social Media…

Power issues

Power has been restored following the power cut that affected parts of the borough earlier today.

Older couples ‘need more relationship guidance’

A ‘minister for ageing’ and GP-prescribed relationship support and counselling have been suggested as ways of helping people cope better with older age. {DynamicContent:Social Media Buttons}   The…

Older couples ‘need more relationship guidance’

A ‘minister for ageing’ and GP-prescribed relationship support and counselling have been suggested as ways of helping people cope better with older age. {DynamicContent:Social Media Buttons}   The…

Older couples ‘need more relationship guidance’

A ‘minister for ageing’ and GP-prescribed relationship support and counselling have been suggested as ways of helping people cope better with older age. {DynamicContent:Social Media Buttons}   The…

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Age UK responds to Spending Review announcements

On Wednesday, the Chancellor, George Osborne, announced the Government’s latest spending review, which will see further cuts of £11.5bn to government spending in 2015-16. Age UK Charity-Director…

Age UK responds to Spending Review announcements

On Wednesday, the Chancellor, George Osborne, announced the Government’s latest spending review, which will see further cuts of £11.5bn to government spending in 2015-16. Age UK Charity-Director…

Older people ‘feel a burden’ to society

Older people feel as though they are a burden to society due to the way services are provided, a new report has warned. Media representations of the issues faced by older people also contribute to…

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