PENSIONER poverty is worse in Scotland than any other part of the UK, new figures reveal.
PORRIDGE and a good sense of humour are the key to a long life, according to Britain's two oldest men who will celebrate their 110th birthdays this week.
We’re just not the retiring type: From hospital theatres to sweet shops, we meet the Scots who love work so much they won’t give it up
THE number of men and women working beyond their 65th birthday has more than quadrupled in the last two decades with a record 1.2 million over-65s still clocking on.
A sheltered housing resident died alone after a council care worker ignored his call for help, a tribunal heard.
A LIFELINE service offering food and company to the elderly is facing the axe – as the Government announces a drive to beat loneliness.
THE Scottish Government is being urged to step in and prevent care company Bield from "abandoning" scores of elderly people by closing its 12 nursing homes in Scotland.
SWINGING to the Rat Pack and doo-wopping along to Out of the Blue are just some of the experiences older people who live alone in Edinburgh have enjoyed thanks to a donation of Edinburgh Fringe Festival Vouchers to Contact the Elderly.
A charity is aiming to offer the lifeline of friendship to 1000 older people who live alone in Scotland within the next year.