A selection of items from the Guardian. Also …..
‘Better Shed than Dead’ This is a 2014 documentary about the Men’s Shed movement by director David George http://www.bettershedthandead.co.uk
Aardman and the Bristol Ageing Better (BAB) have teamed up to create a short film illustrating local older people’s experience of social isolation in the city, and what they can do to be less lonely.http://www.aardman.com/aardman-create-film-for-bristol-ageing-better/
One million older people in need ‘struggle alone’. A million older people in England struggling with everyday tasks, such as washing and dressing, are being left to fend for themselves, campaigners say. The Age UK review identified more than three million people aged over 65 with a care need, but found just two-thirds of them were actually getting help. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34576012‘