Weekly news round up – 20 July 2012



  • ‘Sandwich generation’ paying £3500 per year to support both parents and children – Daily Mail


  • Charities to appeal directly to energy suppliers – Third Force News
  • Energy bills set to rise £15 a year due to ageing network – Daily Mirror
  • Energy bills rises ‘not enough’, says National Grid – BBC Business


  • English and Welsh population statistics show 1 in 6 over the age of 65 – BBC News
  • More people? We should be celebrating – The Independent


  • Tags trial launched to track people with dementia – Age Scotland
  • Carers ‘huge feeling of guilt’ prevent them taking holidays – STV News


Something for the weekend

  • Nominations call for older people’s awards – Age Scotland


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