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Ad of the Day: Afraid of Growing Old? This Beautiful Ad Could Help You Embrace It Sir Christopher Lee narrates British PSA By Rebecca Cullers | AdWeek (19 March 2014)

Getting old isn’t the worst thing in the world.

In our youth-obsessed culture, that’s actually a provocative statement, and it’s one that’s made in quite moving fashion by ad agency Karmarama in this commercial for Age U.K., a British advocacy group for older people.

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The Living Later Life Conference

AgeUK Somerset are holding a free one day conference on 26th October at Taunton Racecourse.

Their website says:

This conference will tackle the issues that matter most when it comes to ensuring  a good quality of later life: housing, mutually-supportive relationships, retaining independence and control, enjoying an active lifestyle, health and social care services, living well with long-term conditions and much more. 

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The Smell Test

I always tell people not to rely on the smell of a home as an indicator of quality. Yes an overall odor is unpleasant and a sign of something not being as it should be. 296 more words

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It's not rocket science to provide safe warm housing in the 21st Century

Fellow South West Age Action Alliance member Tony Watts OBE contributes this article on the health and well being benefits of good housing for the elderly. 34 more words

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