Caroline Abrahams

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Caroline Abrahams said : "If you have a virus this infectious in a setting with lots of vulnerable older people, then it's very bad news," External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 10, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams says : “It is time to think creatively about ways for people to stay in contact with each other and keep morale up,” External link

independent-UK Thursday, April 9, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams says : “It is time to think creatively about ways for people to stay in contact with each other and keep morale up,” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, April 7, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams says : “It is time to think creatively about ways for people to stay in contact with each other and keep morale up,” External link

independent-UK Saturday, April 4, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams adds : "Something integrated like a video call app on a smartphone, tablet or a laptop with a built-in camera, for example will often be more straightforward," External link

bbc Friday, March 20, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams adds : "Something integrated like a video call app on a smartphone, tablet or a laptop with a built-in camera, for example will often be more straightforward," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 19, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Whatever the method, staying in touch over the coming weeks and months will be vital,” “Video calling can be a good way to do this but of course it may not work for everyone. The choice of technology must be as user-friendly as possible so the simpler solutions are often the best. Something integrated like a video call app on a smart phone, tablet or a laptop with a built in camera, for example will often be more straightforward. Older people may also prefer physical interfaces like a mouse rather than a touch screen or track pad” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams adds : "Something integrated like a video call app on a smartphone, tablet or a laptop with a built-in camera, for example will often be more straightforward," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams adds : "Something integrated like a video call app on a smartphone, tablet or a laptop with a built-in camera, for example will often be more straightforward," External link

bbc Wednesday, March 18, 2020 3:49:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams says : “keep a bit more distance, preferably at least three feet, no kissing and hugging, sadly, and hand hygiene practices are incredibly important” External link

themirror Wednesday, March 18, 2020 3:12:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Unfortunately many over-75s will have already received a letter suggesting they get their pension credit letters photocopied at the local library or corner shop. " External link

YorkshirePost Monday, March 16, 2020 9:05:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Unfortunately many over-75s will have already received a letter suggesting they get their pension credit letters photocopied at the local library or corner shop. "This runs counter to the public health message the government seems likely to be giving older people very soon about staying at home to reduce their risk of infection, so it's important older people are informed that there's no need for them to take this action for now" External link

bbc Monday, March 16, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams added : "If you have any concerns about their health or need more information about coronavirus call NHS 111 or visit the NHS website," External link

oxfordtimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams added : "If you have any concerns about their health or need more information about coronavirus call NHS 111 or visit the NHS website," External link

theargus Friday, March 13, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "The free bus pass is a real lifeline for many older and disabled people who would otherwise find themselves stranded at home and unable to afford to go out. " External link

andoveradvertiser Saturday, January 25, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "The free bus pass is a real lifeline for many older and disabled people who would otherwise find themselves stranded at home and unable to afford to go out. " External link

worcesternews Friday, January 10, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Increasing numbers of people diagnosed with malnutrition is a cause for concern because poor nutrition can be both a cause and consequence of ill health,” External link

guardian Tuesday, December 24, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams says : "Even though some people's thinking skills can decline as we get older, this research is further evidence that it doesn't have to be inevitable. The connection between playing and other non- digital games later in life and sharper thinking and memory skills adds to what we know about steps we can take to protect our cognitive health , including not drinking excess alcohol, being active and eating a healthy diet," External link

medicalxpress Tuesday, November 26, 2019 6:15:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “The connection between playing board games and other non-digital games later in life and sharper thinking and memory skills adds to what we know about steps we can take to protect our cognitive health, including not drinking excess alcohol, being active and eating a healthy diet,” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, November 26, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “The connection between playing board games and other non-digital games later in life and sharper thinking and memory skills adds to what we know about steps we can take to protect our cognitive health, including not drinking excess alcohol, being active and eating a healthy diet,” External link

independent-UK Monday, November 25, 2019 8:19:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams added : “Age UK is urging older people to do everything possible to protect themselves against the threats posed by the winter cold – including getting the flu vaccine, wrapping up warm when they go out and taking extra care if there’s slippery ice about” External link

coventrytelegraph Tuesday, November 12, 2019 8:36:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “There’s a widespread misconception that domestic abuse only happens to younger people but sadly hundreds of thousands of older people are affected, too,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 2, 2019 8:22:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “These barriers can be severe for survivors who have been subject to years of prolonged abuse, are isolated within a particular community through language or culture, are experiencing long-term health impacts or disabilities, or those who are reliant on their abuser for their care or money,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 2, 2019 8:22:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “This problem is only arising because the government passed responsibility for free licences to the BBC without the money to pay for them,” “This enhanced risk of scams is just the latest in the long list of reasons why the government should stump up the funding to allow TV licences to remain free for all our over-75s” External link

guardian Saturday, September 28, 2019 5:37:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "This problem is only arising because the Government passed responsibility for free licences to the BBC without the money to pay for them. " External link

msn-uk Saturday, September 28, 2019 11:00:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "This problem is only arising because the Government passed responsibility for free licences to the BBC without the money to pay for them. " External link

YorkshirePost Saturday, September 28, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Successive governments have not tried terribly hard to increase take-up of Pension Credit. " External link

andoveradvertiser Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “There are lots of ways in which technology can enhance care and make it more efficient, but for now and possibly forever there’s no substitute for the human touch when it comes to personal care,” External link

seattletimes Monday, September 2, 2019 5:26:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “There are lots of ways in which technology can enhance care and make it more efficient, but for now and possibly forever there’s no substitute for the human touch when it comes to personal care,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 23, 2019 6:13:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “It is really important that this commitment is put into practice, to protect older people in care homes from the polypharmacy risks many of them face,” External link

chesterfirst Thursday, August 22, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Our strong advice to older people is never to stop taking any of your medications off your own bat but to talk to your GP if you have concerns and to ask for a review if you haven't had one for a year or more. "Everyone's needs change over time and new treatments are always becoming available, so it is well worth your doctor looking at whether your medicines are the best they can be and, indeed, whether they are all still necessary. "Most older people would agree that the fewer pills they have to pop, the better" External link

bbc Thursday, August 22, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “It is really important that this commitment is put into practice, to protect older people in care homes from the polypharmacy risks many of them face,” External link

newsandstar Thursday, August 22, 2019 11:02:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “It is really important that this commitment is put into practice, to protect older people in care homes from the polypharmacy risks many of them face,” External link

worcesternews Thursday, August 22, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “It is really important that this commitment is put into practice, to protect older people in care homes from the polypharmacy risks many of them face,” External link

msn-uk Thursday, August 22, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “It is really important that this commitment is put into practice, to protect older people in care homes from the polypharmacy risks many of them face,” External link

wandsworthguardian Thursday, August 22, 2019 7:52:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “It is really important that this commitment is put into practice, to protect older people in care homes from the polypharmacy risks many of them face,” External link

itv Thursday, August 22, 2019 7:34:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “It is really important that this commitment is put into practice, to protect older people in care homes from the polypharmacy risks many of them face,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, August 22, 2019 7:28:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “It is really important that this commitment is put into practice, to protect older people in care homes from the polypharmacy risks many of them face,” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, August 22, 2019 7:17:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Today we presented Age UK's #Switched Off petition to Number 10, backed by 634,334 people who are telling the Government to save free TV licences for over-75s. " External link

TheScotsman Thursday, August 1, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams added : "However straightforward the process, it will still defeat many of them, unless they have friends and family who can help, and unfortunately a lot don't," External link

southwales-eveningpost Friday, July 26, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "The idea that more than a million over-75s who are coping with serious health and care challenges will be able to comply with a new TV licence process, having never done so before, is cloud cuckoo land. Age UK said that more than a quarter (29%) of over-75s in the UK have difficulty with at least one activity of daily living. The BBC's director of policy Clare Sumner told a Commons select committee earlier this month that the home visits would be done " External link

southwales-eveningpost Friday, July 26, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams added : "However straightforward the process, it will still defeat many of them, unless they have friends and family who can help, and unfortunately a lot don't," External link

dailypost-co-uk Friday, July 26, 2019 11:24:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "The idea that more than a million over-75s who are coping with serious health and care challenges will be able to comply with a new TV licence process, having never done so before, is cloud cuckoo land. Age UK said that more than a quarter (29%) of over-75s in the UK have difficulty with at least one activity of daily living. The BBC's director of policy Clare Sumner told a Commons select committee earlier this month that the home visits would be done " External link

dailypost-co-uk Friday, July 26, 2019 11:24:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams added : "However straightforward the process, it will still defeat many of them, unless they have friends and family who can help, and unfortunately a lot don't," External link

surreymirror Friday, July 26, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "The idea that more than a million over-75s who are coping with serious health and care challenges will be able to comply with a new TV licence process, having never done so before, is cloud cuckoo land. Age UK said that more than a quarter (29%) of over-75s in the UK have difficulty with at least one activity of daily living. The BBC's director of policy Clare Sumner told a Commons select committee earlier this month that the home visits would be done " External link

surreymirror Friday, July 26, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams added : "However straightforward the process, it will still defeat many of them, unless they have friends and family who can help, and unfortunately a lot don't," External link

icWales Friday, July 26, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "The idea that more than a million over-75s who are coping with serious health and care challenges will be able to comply with a new TV licence process, having never done so before, is cloud cuckoo land. Age UK said that more than a quarter (29%) of over-75s in the UK have difficulty with at least one activity of daily living. The BBC's director of policy Clare Sumner told a Commons select committee earlier this month that the home visits would be done " External link

icWales Friday, July 26, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "The idea that more than a million over-75s who are coping with serious health and care challenges will be able to comply with a new TV licence process, having never done so before, is cloud cuckoo land. " External link

yorkshireeveningpost Friday, July 26, 2019 10:57:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "The idea that more than a million over-75s who are coping with serious health and care challenges will be able to comply with a new TV licence process, having never done so before, is cloud cuckoo land. (Image: PA) Age UK said that more than a quarter (29%) of over-75s in the UK have difficulty with at least one activity of daily living. The BBC's director of policy Clare Sumner told a Commons select committee earlier this month that the home visits would be done " External link

derbytelegraph Friday, July 26, 2019 10:42:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "The idea that more than a million over-75s who are coping with serious health and care challenges will be able to comply with a new TV licence process, having never done so before, is cloud cuckoo land. " External link

YorkshirePost Friday, July 26, 2019 8:56:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said ( about Read More ) : "The idea that more than a million over-75s who are coping with serious health and care challenges will be able to comply with a new TV licence process, having never done so before, is cloud cuckoo land. READ MORE: " External link

TheScotsman Thursday, July 25, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams added : “It’s in everyone’s interests for the new Government to abide by the last Conservative manifesto and continue to fund a free licence for our over-75s. We call on our new Prime Minister to do so” External link

themirror Thursday, July 25, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "The government should never have outsourced this welfare entitlement in the first place but the new administration that is about to come into place at least has the opportunity to wipe the slate clean and right the wrong that's been done to our older population" External link

skynews Wednesday, July 17, 2019 12:27:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Older people still have traditional ways of getting the right information and advice, such as face to face and telephone support," External link

JakartaPost Friday, July 12, 2019 3:47:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Older people still have traditional ways of getting the right information and advice, such as face to face and telephone support," External link

trust Wednesday, July 10, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “These eminent experts have concluded it doesn’t do any good to take supplements to promote your brain health in later life, so our advice to older people is to save your money and spend it on a healthy diet” External link

TheScotsman Saturday, June 29, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “These eminent experts have concluded it doesn’t do any good to take supplements to promote your brain health in later life so our advice to older people is to save your money and spend it on a healthy diet, full of delicious fruit and vegetables instead” External link

newsandstar Saturday, June 29, 2019 3:56:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “These eminent experts have concluded it doesn’t do any good to take supplements to promote your brain health in later life so our advice to older people is to save your money and spend it on a healthy diet, full of delicious fruit and vegetables instead” External link

heraldscotland Saturday, June 29, 2019 3:54:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “These eminent experts have concluded it doesn’t do any good to take supplements to promote your brain health in later life so our advice to older people is to save your money and spend it on a healthy diet, full of delicious fruit and vegetables instead” External link

yorkpress Saturday, June 29, 2019 3:46:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “These eminent experts have concluded it doesn’t do any good to take supplements to promote your brain health in later life so our advice to older people is to save your money and spend it on a healthy diet, full of delicious fruit and vegetables instead” External link

wandsworthguardian Saturday, June 29, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “These eminent experts have concluded it doesn’t do any good to take supplements to promote your brain health in later life so our advice to older people is to save your money and spend it on a healthy diet, full of delicious fruit and vegetables instead” External link

worcesternews Saturday, June 29, 2019 3:14:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “These eminent experts have concluded it doesn’t do any good to take supplements to promote your brain health in later life so our advice to older people is to save your money and spend it on a healthy diet, full of delicious fruit and vegetables instead” External link

irishexaminer Saturday, June 29, 2019 3:08:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “These eminent experts have concluded it doesn’t do any good to take supplements to promote your brain health in later life so our advice to older people is to save your money and spend it on a healthy diet, full of delicious fruit and vegetables instead” External link

oxfordtimes Saturday, June 29, 2019 3:05:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “These eminent experts have concluded it doesn’t do any good to take supplements to promote your brain health in later life so our advice to older people is to save your money and spend it on a healthy diet, full of delicious fruit and vegetables instead” External link

itv Saturday, June 29, 2019 2:27:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "If you go into the home of an older person who is coping with serious health problems and care needs, nine times out of 10 their TV has pride of place. " External link

heraldscotland Friday, June 21, 2019 2:06:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “If the awful situation set out in this report doesn’t persuade our Government to finally get a grip and take action, I don’t know what will” External link

lep Monday, June 17, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams saying : "We are going to see sick and disabled people in their eighties and nineties who are completely dependent on their cherished TV for companionship and news, forced to give it up" External link

thesun Wednesday, June 12, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams saying : “We are going to see sick and disabled people in their eighties and nineties who are completely dependent on their cherished TV for companionship and news, forced to give it up” External link

thesun Tuesday, June 11, 2019 9:40:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams saying : "We are going to see sick and disabled people in their eighties and nineties who are completely dependent on their cherished TV for companionship and news, forced to give it up" External link

thesun Tuesday, June 11, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Lack of knowledge about the internet and digital technology, concerns about security and cost are some of the reasons why older people do not use the internet. " External link

lep Thursday, June 6, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Young people may well need more help but we disagree that this should be at the expense of the older generation because this both underplays the extent of need among older people, and skates over the great difficulty of ensuring a targeted approach reaches those older people who are the most vulnerable" External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:23:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Our sense of mental wellbeing is something we can take steps to improve in the same way that avoiding things like smoking, excess alcohol or a poor diet can help to reduce the risk of developing some forms of dementia and cognitive decline," External link

bristolpost Monday, March 4, 2019 7:51:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Our sense of mental wellbeing is something we can take steps to improve in the same way that avoiding things like smoking, excess alcohol or a poor diet can help to reduce the risk of developing some forms of dementia and cognitive decline," External link

derbytelegraph Monday, March 4, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Our sense of mental wellbeing is something we can take steps to improve in the same way that avoiding things like smoking, excess alcohol or a poor diet can help to reduce the risk of developing some forms of dementia and cognitive decline," External link

westbriton Monday, March 4, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Our sense of mental wellbeing is something we can take steps to improve in the same way that avoiding things like smoking, excess alcohol or a poor diet can help to reduce the risk of developing some forms of dementia and cognitive decline," External link

cambridge-news Monday, March 4, 2019 6:09:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Our sense of mental wellbeing is something we can take steps to improve in the same way that avoiding things like smoking, excess alcohol or a poor diet can help to reduce the risk of developing some forms of dementia and cognitive decline," External link

coventrytelegraph Monday, March 4, 2019 4:48:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Our sense of mental wellbeing is something we can take steps to improve in the same way that avoiding things like smoking, excess alcohol or a poor diet can help to reduce the risk of developing some forms of dementia and cognitive decline,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, March 3, 2019 3:30:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Our sense of mental wellbeing is something we can take steps to improve in the same way that avoiding things like smoking, excess alcohol or a poor diet can help to reduce the risk of developing some forms of dementia and cognitive decline,” External link

oxfordtimes Saturday, March 2, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Our sense of mental wellbeing is something we can take steps to improve in the same way that avoiding things like smoking, excess alcohol or a poor diet can help to reduce the risk of developing some forms of dementia and cognitive decline,” External link

wandsworthguardian Saturday, March 2, 2019 10:56:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Our sense of mental wellbeing is something we can take steps to improve in the same way that avoiding things like smoking, excess alcohol or a poor diet can help to reduce the risk of developing some forms of dementia and cognitive decline,” External link

yorkpress Saturday, March 2, 2019 10:30:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Our sense of mental wellbeing is something we can take steps to improve in the same way that avoiding things like smoking, excess alcohol or a poor diet can help to reduce the risk of developing some forms of dementia and cognitive decline,” External link

itv Saturday, March 2, 2019 8:49:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “People are receiving these benefits because they are on a low income. "And it is unclear how people are meeting mortgage interest payments now given most have chosen not to take up the loan. "We are concerned that older people affected may be facing hardship and cutting down on essentials such as heating and eating” External link

themirror Thursday, February 28, 2019 7:37:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams says : “Scrapping the free licence could potentially push around 50,000 more pensioners below the poverty line,” External link

newstatesman Wednesday, February 13, 2019 8:15:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams explains : “Some [elderly people] will find it difficult to understand why they must now pay,” External link

newstatesman Wednesday, February 13, 2019 8:15:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams says : “Administering and funding an entitlement for older people is a matter for government, not our national broadcaster,” External link

newstatesman Wednesday, February 13, 2019 8:15:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams says : “Scrapping the free licence could potentially push around 50,000 more pensioners below the poverty line,” External link

newstatesman Tuesday, February 12, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams explains : “Some [elderly people] will find it difficult to understand why they must now pay,” External link

newstatesman Tuesday, February 12, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams says : “Administering and funding an entitlement for older people is a matter for government, not our national broadcaster,” External link

newstatesman Tuesday, February 12, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Their final weeks and months might have been more comfortable, and their families’ lives easier, had they been given more support” External link

themirror Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:18:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Contrary to the stereotype suggesting that everyone in later life is well-heeled, the reality is that most are living on quite modest incomes, particularly as you go higher up the age range,” External link

msn-uk Saturday, January 12, 2019 8:27:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams says : “Clearly there is still much confusion about the age at which people can expect to receive their state pension and our worry is that many who have few resources to fall back on are in for a nasty shock,” External link

independent-UK Saturday, January 5, 2019 3:45:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Clearly there is still much confusion about the age at which people can expect to receive their state pension, and our worry is that many who have few resources to fall back on are in for a nasty shock” External link

heraldscotland Saturday, December 15, 2018 8:18:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “More support should be given to those who are badly affected by increases in SPA, like men and women earning low wages who are completely or mainly reliant on the state pension to get by in retirement” External link

heraldscotland Saturday, December 15, 2018 8:18:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Some older people and their families are already telling us that they simply cannot find any carers where they live, and we are also hearing of vulnerable older people receiving council-funded care whose help has been significantly reduced, leaving them to manage alone for many hours at a time” External link

huffingtonpost-uk-en Thursday, February 16, 2017 4:40:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Our new report makes for frightening reading because it shows just how f ragile older people’s social care now is. Even worse, unless something changes the crisis will certainly deepen this year and next, and we think there is now a real risk of a complete collapse in social care in the worst affected areas” External link

telegraph Thursday, February 16, 2017 9:56:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Sadly, social care is being increasingly rationed. This is a frightening situation for older people and their families who just want their loved one to be somewhere caring and safe,” External link

telegraph Thursday, February 16, 2017 9:56:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Some older people and their families are already telling us that they simply cannot find any carers where they live, and we are also hearing of vulnerable older people receiving council-funded care whose help has been significantly reduced, leaving them to manage alone for many hours at a time” External link

huffingtonpost-uk-en Thursday, February 16, 2017 4:00:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “This is another strong argument for investing more in our GP, community health and social care services as it would relieve the pressures on A&E by providing more healthcare options for all of us, closer to our homes,” External link

telegraph Monday, January 16, 2017 5:40:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “This is another strong argument for investing more in our GP, community health and social care services as it would relieve the pressures on A and E by providing more healthcare options for all of us, closer to our homes,” External link

telegraph Saturday, January 14, 2017 8:43:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Unfortunately, there is no simple solution for loneliness, but our pilot programme shows we really can make a difference and provide crucial insights into how the problem can be successfully overcome," External link

irishsun Friday, January 6, 2017 6:49:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams says : “treating [the swindling of elderly people] as a hate crime is due recognition of the seriousness of the fraud” External link

standard Monday, October 10, 2016 3:05:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “The NHS Constitution enshrines the right to treatment within 18 weeks. If that commitment can no longer be met we need a proper debate” External link

themirror Wednesday, August 10, 2016 12:35:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "We all have a responsibility to take action and help the older people in our lives. Father’s Day is a great opportunity to re-connect with older relatives, and this year we especially want to draw attention to the needs of older men, particularly if they are unwell or live alone. " External link

huffingtonpost-uk-en Friday, June 17, 2016 2:14:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “makes life miserable for too many older people” External link

YorkshirePost Wednesday, January 28, 2015 1:58:00 PM EAT



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Caroline Abrahams

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Caroline Abrahams said : "If you have a virus this infectious in a setting with lots of vulnerable older people, then it's very bad news," External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 10, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams says : “It is time to think creatively about ways for people to stay in contact with each other and keep morale up,” External link

independent-UK Thursday, April 9, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams says : “It is time to think creatively about ways for people to stay in contact with each other and keep morale up,” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, April 7, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams says : “It is time to think creatively about ways for people to stay in contact with each other and keep morale up,” External link

independent-UK Saturday, April 4, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams adds : "Something integrated like a video call app on a smartphone, tablet or a laptop with a built-in camera, for example will often be more straightforward," External link

bbc Friday, March 20, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams adds : "Something integrated like a video call app on a smartphone, tablet or a laptop with a built-in camera, for example will often be more straightforward," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 19, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Whatever the method, staying in touch over the coming weeks and months will be vital,” “Video calling can be a good way to do this but of course it may not work for everyone. The choice of technology must be as user-friendly as possible so the simpler solutions are often the best. Something integrated like a video call app on a smart phone, tablet or a laptop with a built in camera, for example will often be more straightforward. Older people may also prefer physical interfaces like a mouse rather than a touch screen or track pad” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams adds : "Something integrated like a video call app on a smartphone, tablet or a laptop with a built-in camera, for example will often be more straightforward," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams adds : "Something integrated like a video call app on a smartphone, tablet or a laptop with a built-in camera, for example will often be more straightforward," External link

bbc Wednesday, March 18, 2020 3:49:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams says : “keep a bit more distance, preferably at least three feet, no kissing and hugging, sadly, and hand hygiene practices are incredibly important” External link

themirror Wednesday, March 18, 2020 3:12:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Unfortunately many over-75s will have already received a letter suggesting they get their pension credit letters photocopied at the local library or corner shop. " External link

YorkshirePost Monday, March 16, 2020 9:05:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Unfortunately many over-75s will have already received a letter suggesting they get their pension credit letters photocopied at the local library or corner shop. "This runs counter to the public health message the government seems likely to be giving older people very soon about staying at home to reduce their risk of infection, so it's important older people are informed that there's no need for them to take this action for now" External link

bbc Monday, March 16, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams added : "If you have any concerns about their health or need more information about coronavirus call NHS 111 or visit the NHS website," External link

oxfordtimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams added : "If you have any concerns about their health or need more information about coronavirus call NHS 111 or visit the NHS website," External link

theargus Friday, March 13, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "The free bus pass is a real lifeline for many older and disabled people who would otherwise find themselves stranded at home and unable to afford to go out. " External link

andoveradvertiser Saturday, January 25, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "The free bus pass is a real lifeline for many older and disabled people who would otherwise find themselves stranded at home and unable to afford to go out. " External link

worcesternews Friday, January 10, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Increasing numbers of people diagnosed with malnutrition is a cause for concern because poor nutrition can be both a cause and consequence of ill health,” External link

guardian Tuesday, December 24, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams says : "Even though some people's thinking skills can decline as we get older, this research is further evidence that it doesn't have to be inevitable. The connection between playing and other non- digital games later in life and sharper thinking and memory skills adds to what we know about steps we can take to protect our cognitive health , including not drinking excess alcohol, being active and eating a healthy diet," External link

medicalxpress Tuesday, November 26, 2019 6:15:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “The connection between playing board games and other non-digital games later in life and sharper thinking and memory skills adds to what we know about steps we can take to protect our cognitive health, including not drinking excess alcohol, being active and eating a healthy diet,” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, November 26, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “The connection between playing board games and other non-digital games later in life and sharper thinking and memory skills adds to what we know about steps we can take to protect our cognitive health, including not drinking excess alcohol, being active and eating a healthy diet,” External link

independent-UK Monday, November 25, 2019 8:19:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams added : “Age UK is urging older people to do everything possible to protect themselves against the threats posed by the winter cold – including getting the flu vaccine, wrapping up warm when they go out and taking extra care if there’s slippery ice about” External link

coventrytelegraph Tuesday, November 12, 2019 8:36:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “There’s a widespread misconception that domestic abuse only happens to younger people but sadly hundreds of thousands of older people are affected, too,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 2, 2019 8:22:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “These barriers can be severe for survivors who have been subject to years of prolonged abuse, are isolated within a particular community through language or culture, are experiencing long-term health impacts or disabilities, or those who are reliant on their abuser for their care or money,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 2, 2019 8:22:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “This problem is only arising because the government passed responsibility for free licences to the BBC without the money to pay for them,” “This enhanced risk of scams is just the latest in the long list of reasons why the government should stump up the funding to allow TV licences to remain free for all our over-75s” External link

guardian Saturday, September 28, 2019 5:37:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "This problem is only arising because the Government passed responsibility for free licences to the BBC without the money to pay for them. " External link

msn-uk Saturday, September 28, 2019 11:00:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "This problem is only arising because the Government passed responsibility for free licences to the BBC without the money to pay for them. " External link

YorkshirePost Saturday, September 28, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Successive governments have not tried terribly hard to increase take-up of Pension Credit. " External link

andoveradvertiser Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “There are lots of ways in which technology can enhance care and make it more efficient, but for now and possibly forever there’s no substitute for the human touch when it comes to personal care,” External link

seattletimes Monday, September 2, 2019 5:26:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “There are lots of ways in which technology can enhance care and make it more efficient, but for now and possibly forever there’s no substitute for the human touch when it comes to personal care,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, August 23, 2019 6:13:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “It is really important that this commitment is put into practice, to protect older people in care homes from the polypharmacy risks many of them face,” External link

chesterfirst Thursday, August 22, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Our strong advice to older people is never to stop taking any of your medications off your own bat but to talk to your GP if you have concerns and to ask for a review if you haven't had one for a year or more. "Everyone's needs change over time and new treatments are always becoming available, so it is well worth your doctor looking at whether your medicines are the best they can be and, indeed, whether they are all still necessary. "Most older people would agree that the fewer pills they have to pop, the better" External link

bbc Thursday, August 22, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “It is really important that this commitment is put into practice, to protect older people in care homes from the polypharmacy risks many of them face,” External link

newsandstar Thursday, August 22, 2019 11:02:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “It is really important that this commitment is put into practice, to protect older people in care homes from the polypharmacy risks many of them face,” External link

worcesternews Thursday, August 22, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “It is really important that this commitment is put into practice, to protect older people in care homes from the polypharmacy risks many of them face,” External link

msn-uk Thursday, August 22, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “It is really important that this commitment is put into practice, to protect older people in care homes from the polypharmacy risks many of them face,” External link

wandsworthguardian Thursday, August 22, 2019 7:52:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “It is really important that this commitment is put into practice, to protect older people in care homes from the polypharmacy risks many of them face,” External link

itv Thursday, August 22, 2019 7:34:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “It is really important that this commitment is put into practice, to protect older people in care homes from the polypharmacy risks many of them face,” External link

southwalesargus Thursday, August 22, 2019 7:28:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “It is really important that this commitment is put into practice, to protect older people in care homes from the polypharmacy risks many of them face,” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, August 22, 2019 7:17:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Today we presented Age UK's #Switched Off petition to Number 10, backed by 634,334 people who are telling the Government to save free TV licences for over-75s. " External link

TheScotsman Thursday, August 1, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams added : "However straightforward the process, it will still defeat many of them, unless they have friends and family who can help, and unfortunately a lot don't," External link

southwales-eveningpost Friday, July 26, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "The idea that more than a million over-75s who are coping with serious health and care challenges will be able to comply with a new TV licence process, having never done so before, is cloud cuckoo land. Age UK said that more than a quarter (29%) of over-75s in the UK have difficulty with at least one activity of daily living. The BBC's director of policy Clare Sumner told a Commons select committee earlier this month that the home visits would be done " External link

southwales-eveningpost Friday, July 26, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams added : "However straightforward the process, it will still defeat many of them, unless they have friends and family who can help, and unfortunately a lot don't," External link

dailypost-co-uk Friday, July 26, 2019 11:24:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "The idea that more than a million over-75s who are coping with serious health and care challenges will be able to comply with a new TV licence process, having never done so before, is cloud cuckoo land. Age UK said that more than a quarter (29%) of over-75s in the UK have difficulty with at least one activity of daily living. The BBC's director of policy Clare Sumner told a Commons select committee earlier this month that the home visits would be done " External link

dailypost-co-uk Friday, July 26, 2019 11:24:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams added : "However straightforward the process, it will still defeat many of them, unless they have friends and family who can help, and unfortunately a lot don't," External link

surreymirror Friday, July 26, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "The idea that more than a million over-75s who are coping with serious health and care challenges will be able to comply with a new TV licence process, having never done so before, is cloud cuckoo land. Age UK said that more than a quarter (29%) of over-75s in the UK have difficulty with at least one activity of daily living. The BBC's director of policy Clare Sumner told a Commons select committee earlier this month that the home visits would be done " External link

surreymirror Friday, July 26, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams added : "However straightforward the process, it will still defeat many of them, unless they have friends and family who can help, and unfortunately a lot don't," External link

icWales Friday, July 26, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "The idea that more than a million over-75s who are coping with serious health and care challenges will be able to comply with a new TV licence process, having never done so before, is cloud cuckoo land. Age UK said that more than a quarter (29%) of over-75s in the UK have difficulty with at least one activity of daily living. The BBC's director of policy Clare Sumner told a Commons select committee earlier this month that the home visits would be done " External link

icWales Friday, July 26, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "The idea that more than a million over-75s who are coping with serious health and care challenges will be able to comply with a new TV licence process, having never done so before, is cloud cuckoo land. " External link

yorkshireeveningpost Friday, July 26, 2019 10:57:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "The idea that more than a million over-75s who are coping with serious health and care challenges will be able to comply with a new TV licence process, having never done so before, is cloud cuckoo land. (Image: PA) Age UK said that more than a quarter (29%) of over-75s in the UK have difficulty with at least one activity of daily living. The BBC's director of policy Clare Sumner told a Commons select committee earlier this month that the home visits would be done " External link

derbytelegraph Friday, July 26, 2019 10:42:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "The idea that more than a million over-75s who are coping with serious health and care challenges will be able to comply with a new TV licence process, having never done so before, is cloud cuckoo land. " External link

YorkshirePost Friday, July 26, 2019 8:56:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said ( about Read More ) : "The idea that more than a million over-75s who are coping with serious health and care challenges will be able to comply with a new TV licence process, having never done so before, is cloud cuckoo land. READ MORE: " External link

TheScotsman Thursday, July 25, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams added : “It’s in everyone’s interests for the new Government to abide by the last Conservative manifesto and continue to fund a free licence for our over-75s. We call on our new Prime Minister to do so” External link

themirror Thursday, July 25, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "The government should never have outsourced this welfare entitlement in the first place but the new administration that is about to come into place at least has the opportunity to wipe the slate clean and right the wrong that's been done to our older population" External link

skynews Wednesday, July 17, 2019 12:27:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Older people still have traditional ways of getting the right information and advice, such as face to face and telephone support," External link

JakartaPost Friday, July 12, 2019 3:47:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Older people still have traditional ways of getting the right information and advice, such as face to face and telephone support," External link

trust Wednesday, July 10, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “These eminent experts have concluded it doesn’t do any good to take supplements to promote your brain health in later life, so our advice to older people is to save your money and spend it on a healthy diet” External link

TheScotsman Saturday, June 29, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “These eminent experts have concluded it doesn’t do any good to take supplements to promote your brain health in later life so our advice to older people is to save your money and spend it on a healthy diet, full of delicious fruit and vegetables instead” External link

newsandstar Saturday, June 29, 2019 3:56:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “These eminent experts have concluded it doesn’t do any good to take supplements to promote your brain health in later life so our advice to older people is to save your money and spend it on a healthy diet, full of delicious fruit and vegetables instead” External link

heraldscotland Saturday, June 29, 2019 3:54:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “These eminent experts have concluded it doesn’t do any good to take supplements to promote your brain health in later life so our advice to older people is to save your money and spend it on a healthy diet, full of delicious fruit and vegetables instead” External link

yorkpress Saturday, June 29, 2019 3:46:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “These eminent experts have concluded it doesn’t do any good to take supplements to promote your brain health in later life so our advice to older people is to save your money and spend it on a healthy diet, full of delicious fruit and vegetables instead” External link

wandsworthguardian Saturday, June 29, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “These eminent experts have concluded it doesn’t do any good to take supplements to promote your brain health in later life so our advice to older people is to save your money and spend it on a healthy diet, full of delicious fruit and vegetables instead” External link

worcesternews Saturday, June 29, 2019 3:14:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “These eminent experts have concluded it doesn’t do any good to take supplements to promote your brain health in later life so our advice to older people is to save your money and spend it on a healthy diet, full of delicious fruit and vegetables instead” External link

irishexaminer Saturday, June 29, 2019 3:08:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “These eminent experts have concluded it doesn’t do any good to take supplements to promote your brain health in later life so our advice to older people is to save your money and spend it on a healthy diet, full of delicious fruit and vegetables instead” External link

oxfordtimes Saturday, June 29, 2019 3:05:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “These eminent experts have concluded it doesn’t do any good to take supplements to promote your brain health in later life so our advice to older people is to save your money and spend it on a healthy diet, full of delicious fruit and vegetables instead” External link

itv Saturday, June 29, 2019 2:27:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "If you go into the home of an older person who is coping with serious health problems and care needs, nine times out of 10 their TV has pride of place. " External link

heraldscotland Friday, June 21, 2019 2:06:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “If the awful situation set out in this report doesn’t persuade our Government to finally get a grip and take action, I don’t know what will” External link

lep Monday, June 17, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams saying : "We are going to see sick and disabled people in their eighties and nineties who are completely dependent on their cherished TV for companionship and news, forced to give it up" External link

thesun Wednesday, June 12, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams saying : “We are going to see sick and disabled people in their eighties and nineties who are completely dependent on their cherished TV for companionship and news, forced to give it up” External link

thesun Tuesday, June 11, 2019 9:40:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams saying : "We are going to see sick and disabled people in their eighties and nineties who are completely dependent on their cherished TV for companionship and news, forced to give it up" External link

thesun Tuesday, June 11, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Lack of knowledge about the internet and digital technology, concerns about security and cost are some of the reasons why older people do not use the internet. " External link

lep Thursday, June 6, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Young people may well need more help but we disagree that this should be at the expense of the older generation because this both underplays the extent of need among older people, and skates over the great difficulty of ensuring a targeted approach reaches those older people who are the most vulnerable" External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:23:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Our sense of mental wellbeing is something we can take steps to improve in the same way that avoiding things like smoking, excess alcohol or a poor diet can help to reduce the risk of developing some forms of dementia and cognitive decline," External link

bristolpost Monday, March 4, 2019 7:51:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Our sense of mental wellbeing is something we can take steps to improve in the same way that avoiding things like smoking, excess alcohol or a poor diet can help to reduce the risk of developing some forms of dementia and cognitive decline," External link

derbytelegraph Monday, March 4, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Our sense of mental wellbeing is something we can take steps to improve in the same way that avoiding things like smoking, excess alcohol or a poor diet can help to reduce the risk of developing some forms of dementia and cognitive decline," External link

westbriton Monday, March 4, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Our sense of mental wellbeing is something we can take steps to improve in the same way that avoiding things like smoking, excess alcohol or a poor diet can help to reduce the risk of developing some forms of dementia and cognitive decline," External link

cambridge-news Monday, March 4, 2019 6:09:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Our sense of mental wellbeing is something we can take steps to improve in the same way that avoiding things like smoking, excess alcohol or a poor diet can help to reduce the risk of developing some forms of dementia and cognitive decline," External link

coventrytelegraph Monday, March 4, 2019 4:48:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Our sense of mental wellbeing is something we can take steps to improve in the same way that avoiding things like smoking, excess alcohol or a poor diet can help to reduce the risk of developing some forms of dementia and cognitive decline,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, March 3, 2019 3:30:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Our sense of mental wellbeing is something we can take steps to improve in the same way that avoiding things like smoking, excess alcohol or a poor diet can help to reduce the risk of developing some forms of dementia and cognitive decline,” External link

oxfordtimes Saturday, March 2, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Our sense of mental wellbeing is something we can take steps to improve in the same way that avoiding things like smoking, excess alcohol or a poor diet can help to reduce the risk of developing some forms of dementia and cognitive decline,” External link

wandsworthguardian Saturday, March 2, 2019 10:56:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Our sense of mental wellbeing is something we can take steps to improve in the same way that avoiding things like smoking, excess alcohol or a poor diet can help to reduce the risk of developing some forms of dementia and cognitive decline,” External link

yorkpress Saturday, March 2, 2019 10:30:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Our sense of mental wellbeing is something we can take steps to improve in the same way that avoiding things like smoking, excess alcohol or a poor diet can help to reduce the risk of developing some forms of dementia and cognitive decline,” External link

itv Saturday, March 2, 2019 8:49:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “People are receiving these benefits because they are on a low income. "And it is unclear how people are meeting mortgage interest payments now given most have chosen not to take up the loan. "We are concerned that older people affected may be facing hardship and cutting down on essentials such as heating and eating” External link

themirror Thursday, February 28, 2019 7:37:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams says : “Scrapping the free licence could potentially push around 50,000 more pensioners below the poverty line,” External link

newstatesman Wednesday, February 13, 2019 8:15:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams explains : “Some [elderly people] will find it difficult to understand why they must now pay,” External link

newstatesman Wednesday, February 13, 2019 8:15:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams says : “Administering and funding an entitlement for older people is a matter for government, not our national broadcaster,” External link

newstatesman Wednesday, February 13, 2019 8:15:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams says : “Scrapping the free licence could potentially push around 50,000 more pensioners below the poverty line,” External link

newstatesman Tuesday, February 12, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams explains : “Some [elderly people] will find it difficult to understand why they must now pay,” External link

newstatesman Tuesday, February 12, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams says : “Administering and funding an entitlement for older people is a matter for government, not our national broadcaster,” External link

newstatesman Tuesday, February 12, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Their final weeks and months might have been more comfortable, and their families’ lives easier, had they been given more support” External link

themirror Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:18:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Contrary to the stereotype suggesting that everyone in later life is well-heeled, the reality is that most are living on quite modest incomes, particularly as you go higher up the age range,” External link

msn-uk Saturday, January 12, 2019 8:27:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams says : “Clearly there is still much confusion about the age at which people can expect to receive their state pension and our worry is that many who have few resources to fall back on are in for a nasty shock,” External link

independent-UK Saturday, January 5, 2019 3:45:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Clearly there is still much confusion about the age at which people can expect to receive their state pension, and our worry is that many who have few resources to fall back on are in for a nasty shock” External link

heraldscotland Saturday, December 15, 2018 8:18:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “More support should be given to those who are badly affected by increases in SPA, like men and women earning low wages who are completely or mainly reliant on the state pension to get by in retirement” External link

heraldscotland Saturday, December 15, 2018 8:18:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Some older people and their families are already telling us that they simply cannot find any carers where they live, and we are also hearing of vulnerable older people receiving council-funded care whose help has been significantly reduced, leaving them to manage alone for many hours at a time” External link

huffingtonpost-uk-en Thursday, February 16, 2017 4:40:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Our new report makes for frightening reading because it shows just how f ragile older people’s social care now is. Even worse, unless something changes the crisis will certainly deepen this year and next, and we think there is now a real risk of a complete collapse in social care in the worst affected areas” External link

telegraph Thursday, February 16, 2017 9:56:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Sadly, social care is being increasingly rationed. This is a frightening situation for older people and their families who just want their loved one to be somewhere caring and safe,” External link

telegraph Thursday, February 16, 2017 9:56:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “Some older people and their families are already telling us that they simply cannot find any carers where they live, and we are also hearing of vulnerable older people receiving council-funded care whose help has been significantly reduced, leaving them to manage alone for many hours at a time” External link

huffingtonpost-uk-en Thursday, February 16, 2017 4:00:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “This is another strong argument for investing more in our GP, community health and social care services as it would relieve the pressures on A&E by providing more healthcare options for all of us, closer to our homes,” External link

telegraph Monday, January 16, 2017 5:40:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “This is another strong argument for investing more in our GP, community health and social care services as it would relieve the pressures on A and E by providing more healthcare options for all of us, closer to our homes,” External link

telegraph Saturday, January 14, 2017 8:43:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "Unfortunately, there is no simple solution for loneliness, but our pilot programme shows we really can make a difference and provide crucial insights into how the problem can be successfully overcome," External link

irishsun Friday, January 6, 2017 6:49:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams says : “treating [the swindling of elderly people] as a hate crime is due recognition of the seriousness of the fraud” External link

standard Monday, October 10, 2016 3:05:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “The NHS Constitution enshrines the right to treatment within 18 weeks. If that commitment can no longer be met we need a proper debate” External link

themirror Wednesday, August 10, 2016 12:35:00 AM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : "We all have a responsibility to take action and help the older people in our lives. Father’s Day is a great opportunity to re-connect with older relatives, and this year we especially want to draw attention to the needs of older men, particularly if they are unwell or live alone. " External link

huffingtonpost-uk-en Friday, June 17, 2016 2:14:00 PM EAT

Caroline Abrahams said : “makes life miserable for too many older people” External link

YorkshirePost Wednesday, January 28, 2015 1:58:00 PM EAT



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