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Supermarkets could get 'slow lanes' for elderly who like to talk with staff

Supermarkets could get 'slow lanes' for elderly who like to talk with staff | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Special slow checkout lanes for older customers should be set up by supermarkets, a new report says.
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This report was funded by the Food Standards Agency and the ESRC

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Call for Northern Ireland to be better prepared for ageing

Call for Northern Ireland to be better prepared for ageing | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The Commissioner for Older People, Claire Keatinge, has hosted a seminar with a leading expert on ageing for politicians and policy makers on how Northern Ireland can be better prepared for ageing.

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The article quotes Professor Alan Walker, Director of the ESRC-funded New Dynamics of Ageing Programme.

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"Old" People Often Believe They Are in Bad Health

"Old" People Often Believe They Are in Bad Health | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

If you see yourself as old, you've probably got a negative view of your health.

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This research used data from the European Social Survey, which has received funding from the ESRC.

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Supermarkets should set up slow checkout lanes for elderly shoppers

Supermarkets should set up slow checkout lanes for elderly shoppers | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A report has suggested that supermarkets should set up special slow checkout lanes for older customers because they might value the chance of a chat when they do their shopping.

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The research was co-funded by the ESRC and the Food Standards Agency.

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Researchers examine feelings and health of old people in societies

People aged 70 and over who identify themselves as 'old' feel worse about their own health in societies where they perceive they have lower value than younger age groups.
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The article discusses findings from European Social Survey data. The ESRC provided funding for the European Social Survey.

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Lonely Britain: Tens of thousands of elderly men and women are left home and alone

Lonely Britain: Tens of thousands of elderly men and women are left home and alone | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Tens of thousands of elderly men and women are trapped in "loneliness hot spots" around the country as a leading charity warns social isolation for the most vulnerable in society has reached a state of emergency.
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This article refers to recent research published by the Institute for Fiscal Studies which receives funding from the ESRC.

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