PENSIONERS who struggle to tell their mouse from their Firestick are being taught the mysteries of IT ... by children.
THE story of fed-up pensioner Joe Bartley, 89, placing an ad in his paper to look for a job chimed with people around Britain.
The number of 40-somethings who are saving enough for their old age has shown a "worrying" decline over the past year, a report has found.
A HUSBAND whose 78-year-old wife was locked in a public loo for 21 hours is demanding a face-to-face meeting with council chiefs.
DEMAND for a hotline which helps worried older people has rocketed by nearly 40% in the three years since it was launched.
NEW smart homes have been created in Singapore to increase the safety, privacy and independence of older people as part of a research project.
THOUSANDS of pensioners are gambling with their health by failing to protect themselves from shingles.
Potential retirement income from downsizing home Here are Royal London's estimates of the potential retirement income that someone could generate from downsizing their home across the UK - with the average value of a detached house, followed by the average value of a semi-detached house, the equity that could be released by downsizing, the annual retirement income that could be generated including the full state pension, average annual wages and post-retirement income as a percentage of the annual wage:
MORE than a million pensioners are relying on cash handouts from friends and family to get by, a report estimates.
FOR most people, reaching retirement age is a time to put their feet up and look back on a life of hard graft.
MILLIONS of self-employed people risk heading for old age poverty unless stronger action is taken to help Britain's "forgotten army" of workers, a report by former pensions minister Steve Webb warns.