Weekly news round up – 3 August 2012

Health

  • Eye surgery ‘reduces injury risk’ – Age Scotland
  • Yoga ‘helps stroke patients recover balance’ – Telegraph
  • Mild mental illness ‘raises risk of premature death’ – BBC

Social and care

  • ‘Boost status of care home managers to improve dignity – Community Care
  • Care workers should feel respected and rewarded for their compassion – Guardian

Money and politics

  • Over 65s to increase by 63 per cent by 2035 – Age Scotland
  • PPI scam sparks police warning – BBC

Something for the weekend

  • Over 65s prefer ‘grey panther’ tag – MSN news

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