Physical inactivity is one of the leading risk factors for poor health and disability in later life, and yet nearly a quarter of people aged 50 to 70 do less than thirty minutes of physical activity a week.
There are over four million poor-quality homes in the UK, over half of which are lived in by older people. We need to see immediate and long-term action from government to address our poor housing crisis.
Pat's voice - COVID-19 and the digital divide
“We talk about anything and nothing – it’s a lifeline for someone like me… If I can’t find out about something – she looks things up for me on the computer.”
Age UK – COVID-19 and the digital divide
“Being adaptable and flexible enough to deliver our support remotely during the pandemic has meant that we’ve continued to help older people at a time when they need us the most.”
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