THE INDEPENDENT: Isolated older people living in poverty are suffering from food insecurity

Press/Media: Research


Welfare reform and austerity in the UK has led to reductions in public spending on services that support older people. Age UK has highlighted how nearly one million older people have unmet social care needs. This is of particular concern as the winter months approach.

Period16 Oct 2017

Media coverage


Media coverage


  • poverty
  • older people
  • welfare
  • food