Weekly news round up – 18 May 2012


  • Good neighbourhood design vital for healthy ageing, says study – Age Scotland
  • Large city hospitals “breed and spread” MRSA – BBC Scotland
  • Scots scientists aim to develop prosthetic retina for patients with AMD – BBC Scotland


  • Archive film project shows dementia benefits – Age UK
  • Aberdeen dementia patient ‘had 106 carers’ – BBC Scotland
  • 130,000 people tell Prime Minister that “care can’t wait” for English system – Age UK

Work and money

Something for the weekend

  • Betty and Beryl, aged 86 and 90, scoop radio award – Telegraph
  • Age Scotland creative festival director, Anne Gallacher, discusses creativity and ageing – BBC Scotland Culture Cafe
  • The 102 year old Hibs fan from Belize – BBC Scotland

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