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The continuing scandal of Adult Social Care

Me with my Carer!!  Erica and I hope that we have a long, healthy and happy third age but we must all be aware of the problems that we face as longevity increases. 943 more words

Lib Dems

Raun 'ni Belegaer

Raun ‘ni Belegaer means Pilgrimage to the Sea. As the Third Age is ending, and the time of the Elves is no more, the Firstborn Children of Iluvatar leave Middle Earth, passing the torch to the dominion of Men. 250 more words


September's end

There are certain dates I love: 30th September is one of them. It’s that feeling of finishing in order to start again – totally false of course, internally constructed and completely self-fulfilling… Doesn’t stop me loving it, the drawing of a line, the tidying away of summer as we turn our faces to the bright, chill days to come. 931 more words

Personal Essay

What is Elder Abuse?

From the Office of Administration on Aging (AoA) 

What Is Elder Abuse “Any knowing, intentional, or negligent act by a caregiver or any other person that causes harm or a serious risk of harm to a vulnerable adult.” … 508 more words


Artists Mourn Edward Albee

‘He Changed the World’: Edward Albee, the playwright whose Broadway debut — “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” — remains one of the best-known American plays, was mourned by the people who knew him best: those in the world of theater. 219 more words


X-Projects: Video Recording Required (high-profile event) [Complete]

The following is from Christine O’Kelly, Age Friendly Project Coordinator, DCU, who is looking for a high-profile event to be recorded:

Clockwise L-R, some of the attendees will be: … 277 more words