Weekly news round up – 02 April 2012

In a bit of a switch, the weekly news round up has moved to a Monday for this week! Read on for the last seven days of media coverage relevant to older people’s issues:

Health

  • Greater Glasgow and Clyde best health board for dementia treatment – Fife Today
  • What are the chances this baby will live to 100? – Telegraph
  • Learning another language could protect against dementia – Telegraph
  • Half a million Scots’ brains are damaged by the early stages of Alzheimer’s – Deadline News

Politics

  • Think-tank advisor says concessionary bus passes should be scrapped for under 65s – Scotsman

Money

  • Stamp prices: First Class stamps to cost 60p – BBC Business
  • Elderly people rack up £9 billion debt – Herald

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