A 26-year-old British inventor has devised rehydration sweets which could save the lives of dementia patients across the world.
The UK’s elderly population has reached a record high and the number of adults aged 100 rose by more than 10% in the space of a year, figures show.
SNP’s Angus Robertson condemned for ‘disgraceful’ comments suggesting elderly deaths were leading to independence ‘gain’
The SNP’s Angus Robertson has been condemned for an article arguing the deaths of old people are benefiting the Scottish independence cause.
It is heart-warming to see wonderful work being done by fantastic carers for vulnerable people during these difficult times.
An Aberdeen MSP has warned older people who live alone are at risk of missing out on coronavirus support.
Age Scotland, which supports elderly people in the north-east and across the country, has launched an emergency fundraising appeal.
The team, who serve up a range of smoke and barbecue spit-roast dishes in Six Degrees North on Littlejohn Street, have created 20 large pots of brisket stovies to help those vulnerable.
A talk will be held at an Aberdeen university on the history of the health care of older people.
Older people pick up new skills better when they believe they are learning from a person rather than from a computer, a study suggests.
The majority of the alleged thefts occurred within the homes of elderly and vulnerable people in Fraserburgh.
A study by an Aberdeen university has found that hospital admissions for older people has increased by 10% every year across Scotland.
In a new report, the Care Inspectorate said it revisited on March 10 and observed staff did not give residents glasses and hearing aids and allowed them to sleep for 15 hours a day.
A charity that works to alleviate loneliness among the older generation is aiming to launch a group in a north-east town.
Day care charges for older people or those with a disability will more than double for the first time in eight years.
Volunteers are wanted to help with a new weekly programme across sheltered housing complexes in Aberdeen.
The call follows an incident late last year when a lift broke down in a sheltered housing block, leaving one elderly woman unable to get back into her home after spending time in hospital until she received assistance from firefighters.
Fewer Aberdeen residents are being cared for in care homes or at home, new figures show.
Staff are warm and compassionate towards residents at a north-east care home, inspectors have said.
Social care bosses have not ruled out controversially axing Christmas gifts for care home residents.
Taxpayer spending on providing home care for older people has increased by millions in the North-east during the last nine years, new figures show.
Certain areas of Aberdeen are “off limits” to disabled and elderly people due to a lack of accessible toilets, according to a new report.
Aberdeen hospital’s approach to dementia care to be shared across Scotland after report highlights ‘good practice’
Dementia care at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary is so good a health agency is sharing its secrets to inspire hospital staff across Scotland.
Residents are being urged to keep an eye on vulnerable family members after a young woman targeted elderly people for money in the North-east.
A successful scheme that cuts the number of falls in care homes could be rolled out across the North-east.
An Aberdeen restaurant has served free afternoon tea to elderly people suffering from isolation and loneliness.
Watch: New technology could help predict if an elderly person is going to fall in their home three weeks before it happens
If you have elderly relatives who live by themselves, it’s worrying having no idea if they’re going to have a nasty fall at home.
A scheme to help police trace dementia sufferers who go missing in the North-east has been rolled out.
A new policy could lead to care patients having to pay for their own transport or rely on their family for getting about.
A woman is due in court today after a series of alleged frauds involving elderly people in Aberdeen. The 34-year-old is expected to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court today in relation to the offences which took place in recent months.
Woman brands North-east care home ‘disgusting’ for throwing away mum’s belongings just days after she died
A grieving woman has branded a North-east care home "disgusting" after staff threw out her mum's belongings just days after she died.