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How to be Happy in Older Age

The truth Our culture, combined with the media, will have you believe that getting older is a terrible process that we should do everything in our power to prevent; more often than not, when we see the word ‘age’, it has ‘anti’ written in front of it. In our...

Women as Carers in the UK

Who runs the world? Unpaid carers in the UK save the government £132 billion a year – close to the cost of a second NHS. Probably to no surprise, most of these carers are female. With the sandwich generation struggling to juggle work, childcare and care for their...

Age Discrimination in the UK

In England, 36.8% of people aged 65 and over have experienced perceived age discrimination, and for those aged between 70 and 79 this figure rises to 37.2%. Learn more about age discrimination and how we can make the world better for everyone, every age.

8 Smart home technologies to look out for

Smart technology is changing the way we eat, socialise, care for our homes and look after our loved ones. If you want to find out more about smart-home tech and the top gadgets changing the way we live and work at home, then this is the post for you.

A New Chapter for Kintell

As many of you know, we launched a Kickstarter campaign in early November after spending a year and a half developing a device that helps older people remain independent for longer. However, after 48 hours we made the decision to cancel our campaign because even at...