Age Scotland is asking people across the country to hold a virtual tea party to raise vital funds to support older people in need during COVID-19 and beyond. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, the charity's national helpline has received record numbers of calls from older people and their
Age Scotland has called for older people to receive fair and equal access to medical treatment after figures showed that care home residents have accounted for a quarter of all Scottish coronavirus deaths. The National Records of Scotland found that 237 deaths (24.6%) o
Southside Housing Association's Care & Repair Handyperson Home & Hospital Service has been awarded a 'highly commended' certificate in the 'Services to Older People' category at the Age Scotland 2019/20 Awards. The service is funded by Glasgow City Council's Health & Social Care Par
New statistics showing Scotland’s population is to continue to increase and age is further evidence of the desperate need for more financial support for the housing sector, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has said. Figures released yesterday from the National Records for
Age Scotland has called on the Scottish Government to tackle loneliness as a public health crisis as a priority after new figures revealed that around 282,000 older Scots feel lonely some or most of the time.