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If you’ve seen the news recently you won’t have been able to escape the torrent of stories highlighting the alarming treatment of older people in the healthcare system. Following on from the shocking…Continue
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The standard of care for older people in hospitals has been covered in the media a lot recently, with many people sharing their experiences of how family members have been treated. Since the…Continue
Started Nov 3, 2011
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Today we are excited to announce the launch of a new national project: The Anchor Community Band!
Building on the success of the campaign calling for a dedicated Minister for Older People, Anchor want to continue raising awareness of issues affecting this growing demographic and plan to produce a charity single that celebrates the positive aspects of ageing which are often…
Posted on November 30, 2012 at 11:32
Posted on November 26, 2012 at 10:30 — 14 Comments
Community spirit high among UK’s older population…despite declining local services
New findings released today by older people’s charity, Anchor, show some fascinating insight into how grey-friendly the UK really is in 2012.
The survey firmly places older people at the heart of their local communities, with 80 per cent saying they feel part of where they live. Encouragingly, 84 per…Continue
Posted on October 1, 2012 at 0:30
With the Cabinet reshuffle expected to be announced imminently, Anchor is calling on the government to demonstrate its commitment to addressing the issues faced by older people by introducing a Minister for Older People.
New research commissioned by Anchor among over 65s reinforces the call for a minister to…Continue
Posted on September 3, 2012 at 9:00 — 1 Comment