Tag: elderly

Nine things you might not know about older people in the UK

There are around 600 million people over the age of 60 across the globe; a figure which is expected to double by 2025, according to the United Nations. The organisation has designated October 1 as International Day of Older Persons (IDOP). UK Older

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Demonstrator: using open data to understand trends in social care

Beyond Caring? The South and the collapse of Adult Social Care ODI Hampshire’s partner organisation, the Southern Policy Centre, has produced a report on trends in adult social care within southern England using open data methods. Using data reported nationally,

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FACT SHEET: The White House Conference on Aging

Empowering All Americans as We Age Today, the President will host the White House Conference on Aging, which focuses on the issues facing Americans as they plan for retirement, care for older loved ones, and work to improve our quality

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New older adults housing directory launched in Waterloo

(Waterloo, Ont. – March 19, 2015) The mayor’s advisory committee for age-friendly Waterloo has developed and published an older adults housing directory to assist the aging population in Waterloo with the task of finding affordable and appropriate housing. On June

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