- From the section Health
The number of older carers in England is rising, with signs the pressures of looking after loved ones is damaging their health, research suggests.
The warning by Age UK and Carers UK came as the charities released figures showing there were 1.2m carers over 65 – a 25% rise in the past decade.
Acclaimed Japanese concert pianist, Noriko Ogawa, is hosting a series of concerts specifically for parents and carers of children with autism.
The aim of Jamie’s Concerts, which are held in Japan and the UK, is to provide carers with a rare chance to relax and listen to live classical music in a supportive environment.
To help raise awareness of the condition and the variety of ways people can help, the hospital is asking all to join in the social media campaign by tagging any dementia friendly activities with the hashtag #iCare.