Nearly three million over-65s – that’s one in four – are struggling financially, according to new research for Age UK, despite an estimated £3.5 billion in Pension Credit and Housing Benefit alone going unclaimed each year. With the latest government figures showing that pensioner poverty is on the rise – […]

Nearly three million older people struggling financially despite £Billions going ...

Lancashire County Council’s champion for older people is calling on organisations to recognise the important contribution older people make to society. The move follows a report by the Government Office for Science, called Future of an Aging Population, which looks in detail at the contribution older people make to various […]

Greater recognition needed for older people’s contribution