A lonely pensioner was moved to tears when BBC Breakfast presenter Dan Walker surprised him with a Christmas tree.
A leading charity for older people has called on the next government to save free TV licences for the over-75s.
Dani Dyer has criticised the end of free TV licences for all over-75s.
Around 1.5 million older people in England have an unmet need for social care, a charity has warned.
The next government should make all new homes accessible and adaptable, according to a coalition of housing and charity groups.
A friendship cafe at St Andrew's Cathedral has launched new monthly sessions to combat loneliness in the community.
Boris Johnson has been urged to take action on TV licences for over-75s after the Prime Minister called on the BBC to “cough up” and fund the axed, universal entitlement.
Pensioners will struggle with the process of buying a TV licence, a charity has warned, as it criticised the BBC’s plans for home visits.
Age UK has urged the next prime minister to end the “madness” over the withdrawal of the universal free TV licence for over-75s.
A petition opposing the BBC’s decision to axe free TV licences for the over-75s has reached half a million signatures.
TV star Len Goodman has criticised the “rotten” withdrawal of free TV licences for all over-75s, saying it will “impact on the most vulnerable”.
Ben Fogle has said the Government should be held accountable for its “poor decision” over revoking free TV licences for all over-75s, and that it should be made to reverse it.
Ben Fogle has said he will donate his entire salary from a BBC series to subsidise TV licences for over-75s, following plans to strip the concession from millions of pensioners.
The Government is facing calls to take back responsibility for funding free TV licences for the over-75s amid an outcry over plans to strip the concession from millions of pensioners.
Debbie McGee and Steph and Dom Parker have signed up for a new instalment of Celebrity Call Centre.
The BBC has been told to consider scrapping free TV licences for the over-75s to save money after a report claimed there is little need for the concession.
The plummeting number of public toilets in Scotland could leave people unwilling to leave the house for fear of being “caught short”.
They have proved a huge success in tackling social isolation.
Patients and staff at a north-east hospital have created more than 600 tiny knitted hats to help raise awareness of the danger which cold weather presents to the elderly.
Older people need regular "financial MOTs" to help them navigate through decades of retirement, according to a report from Age UK.