Knowsley Older People's Voice

Archive for August, 2013

93-year-old wing walker breaks world record

A 93-year-old widower has entered the record books once again for becoming the world’s oldest wing walker. Tom Lackey, who first took to the skies strapped to a plane’s wing over a decade ago, brok…

93-year-old wing walker breaks world record

A 93-year-old widower has entered the record books once again for becoming the world’s oldest wing walker. Tom Lackey, who first took to the skies strapped to a plane’s wing over a decade ago, brok…

Scientists find clue to age-related memory loss

Scientists in the US have made a significant breakthrough in discovering what triggers age-related memory loss – possibly leading to new treatments for the condition. {DynamicContent:Social Media…

Scientists find clue to age-related memory loss

Scientists in the US have made a significant breakthrough in discovering what triggers age-related memory loss – possibly leading to new treatments for the condition. {DynamicContent:Social Media…

Better kidney care ‘could save up to 42,000 lives’

The number of deaths due to treatable kidney problems could be reduced by thousands, according to new NHS guidance. If hospital patients were given the optimum level of care, the number of deaths…

Better kidney care ‘could save up to 42,000 lives’

The number of deaths due to treatable kidney problems could be reduced by thousands, according to new NHS guidance. {DynamicContent:Social Media Buttons}   If hospital patients were given the optim…

Age UK study challenges stereotypes of older workers

A new study by Age UK has found that older workers are as productive as their younger counterparts.   Researchers reviewing published studies into the characteristics of older workers found that,…

Hats off to young graduates!

Graduates as young as five donned their mortarboards and gowns to mark the end of another successful summer for Knowsley Children’s University.

Hunt backs flexibility for carers

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has called for working carers to be given greater flexibility over their workplace commitments. The Conservative minister said employers should allow staff who care for…

Secondary school open days

Many parents of children who start Year 6 this September are already starting to think about which secondary school they would like their child to attend next year.

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