Tag Archives: Third Age

It’s no way to treat our elderly

Yesterday I spoke to people who are representing those women (WASPIs) who lost out on their pensions when the age that women could claim pensions shifted at relatively short notice (about 10 years) and many received no information about the … Continue reading

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Paying for Social Care – the LGA Green Paper

If we could all have a healthy old age like these youngsters we would not be facing the huge costs in the NHS which are happening because so many of us are living so much longer Today I have spent … Continue reading

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The 11 Ps approach to ageing

If we all want to dance into and through our third age we as individuals; as members of a community and as citizens need to plan for the third age and face up to the realities of it On Friday … Continue reading

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Knocking on the door of God’s waiting room!!

Swing on a swing; be frivolous; wear purple; run your stick against the railings; learn to spit, but don’t feel old!! I was half way through a speech in London last week about the need to provide adequate social care … Continue reading

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The continuing scandal of Adult Social Care

Me with my Carer!!  Erica and I hope that we have a long, healthy and happy third age but we must all be aware of the problems that we face as longevity increases. I am attending three events next week … Continue reading

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