Thousands of Scots could lose up to £11,000 a year if they miss the deadline to claim Pension Credit, campaigners warned yesterday.
Half of all hospital admissions for the elderly are due to falls, a leading expert has said.
The actors behind Scotland’s most famous fictional pensioners believe it’s time older people received an easier go of it.
Scottish political party leaders have signed a joint letter urging Theresa May to reinstate free TV licences for all over-75s.
An elderly woman with dementia has been robbed twice in two days with the suspect taking a television on both occasions.
Whether slipping sweeties into sticky fingers behind mum’s back, or letting little ones stay up way past their bedtime, grandparents have always been the rule-breakers children gleefully look forward to visiting.
They are less Top Gun: Maverick and more Last Of The Summer Wine.
MORE than two million over-75s would have to go without television or cut back on essentials such as heating or eating if free TV licences are scrapped, a charity has warned.
AS many as 50,000 UK pensioners could be pushed below the poverty line if the free TV licence was to be scrapped for over-75s, Age UK claims.
PENSIONERS as old as 90 are among the hundreds of OAPs calling the police every year to report they are domestic abuse victims.
Charities hail groundbreaking initiatives bringing together young and old by mixing nursery youngsters with retirees
LEADING charities have thrown their weight behind pioneering Scottish projects bringing together the young and old.