older people

Research into sensory impairment & pharmaceutical care of older people – Scotland

The Scottish Sensory Hub at the Health and Social Care Alliance is collaborating with the University of Strathclyde on a research project focused on the improving the pharmaceutical care of older people with sensory loss. The title of the study is SIPA2: Sensory Impairment and the Pharmaceutical Care of Older People and it is led […]

Silver Letter could help reduce isolation for hearing loss in older people

The Silver LineBy Gill Pestell, Hearing Link volunteer In my role as a Hearing Link Community Support Volunteer, I was put in touch with an older lady who preferred contact by letter.  She was very lonely and depressed and one of the things I thought might help her was The Silver Line, a charity founded by Dame […]