Monthly Archives: October 2014

Could living in a retirement community help men combat loneliness?

Increasing numbers of men are facing loneliness and isolation in old age, according to a recent report, The Emerging Crisis for Older Men*, from the International Longevity Centre and the charity, Independent Age. The report highlighted that men are more likely to be lonely because they can be reluctant to join clubs for older people […]

Housing solutions needed for those at the top of the ladder too

I recently received an email from Grant Shapps, Conservative Party Chairman, promoting the success of the Help to Buy scheme and asking us to place a graphic detailing their achievements thus far on our social media channels. The email communicated that the scheme has already helped 50,000 people into new homes – and over 80% […]

Raising awareness of Older People in our society

Each year October 1st is marked by celebrating and raising awareness of older people through UK Older People’s Day ( This day is recognised by all UN nations and coincides with the UN International Day of Older Person’s which first began in 1991. We fully support this day and it offers the perfect opportunity to […]