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Local authority leaders have called on carers and families to be aware of fraud targeting older and more vulnerable people.
A long-term fix to pay for adult social care has been 'kicked into the long grass', local government leaders have warned.
With figures showing thousands of older people are living in hazardous homes, William Eichler finds out what can be done to provide more suitable accommodation for the UK's ageing population.
Only 7% of UK homes meet basic national accessibility requirements, an ageing charity warned as they urged councils to provide adaptations to older people's homes.
The number of elderly people requiring 24-hour care is set to double by 2035, social care experts have warned.
The number of older people living with an unmet care need has risen by nearly 20% in two years, an ageing charity warns.
National health policy needs to recognise the ‘cost-effective benefits’ of initiatives designed to tackle loneliness, local government leaders say.
Nearly four million older people are being denied access to key benefits because they do not use computers, according to campaigners.
A £125m programme to help vulnerable, elderly and homeless people in Wales ‘creates uncertainty and lacks direction’, assembly members say.
Local authority leaders have said they should be granted the powers necessary to undertake a ‘desperately-needed’ residential revolution in older people’s housing.