Tackling anxiety and fear in challenging times

Louise Morse shares some great ways for helping us manage fear and anxiety during isolation and social upheaval. Read more

Bringing church to older people during Coronavirus

Here are some ideas to help you get creative about how you support older people while we can't meet together as the Body of Christ each week. Read more

Serving older people during the Coronavirus pandemic

Four ways that you can serve older people who are isolated during the Coronavirus pandemic Read more

Super-Ager Briton, 111, is the world’s oldest man

In a few weeks’ time Bob Weighton will be 112 years old – not only the world’s oldest man, but by the sound of it - the world’s oldest fittest man. Read more

Let's support our highly-skilled care workers

Let's find ways to encourage and support care workers in our homes and housing schemes. Read more

Coronavirus and older people

‘Everywhere you go people are talking about it,’ said a radio producer, ‘you can’t get away from it.’ Read more

How your legs grow your brain and juggling keeps it sharp

It’s a top-to-toe thing. Using your legs makes your hippocampus grow, and hand-to-hand juggling keeps it sharp and strengthens coordination. The hippocampus is an important part of the brain, responsible for ‘executive function’, that is, keeping plates spinning in the present, and turning short term memories into long ones. Read more

As social care fails, the NHS steps in with emergency response teams

To keep older people out of hospital, next winter will see the roll-out of seven NHS Rapid Response Units in different parts of the country; teams of skilled professionals who will treat people in their own homes within two hours of the emergency call. Read more

One Pastor built a vibrant church with seniors; another asked them to worship elsewhere

Building a vibrant church with older people is possible, says Kark Vater from Cornerstone Christian Fellowship. Read more

Older caregivers save the government £23 bn a year but pay with their own health

Family caregivers over 80 years of age are saving the government £23 billion a year. They are the army of unpaid carers looking after family members, providing 23 billion hours of unpaid care a year. Read more

Children’s school achievements almost doubled in a project involving older people

In these days when experts talk about the importance of bringing the generations together, Downshall primary school in Essex has shown how it’s done, resulting in extraordinary benefits for both the children and the older people involved. Read more