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Politicians must act: growing old shouldn't mean being afraid

Age Action members launching their 2016 election manifesto
Written by: Justin Moran
Head of Advocacy & Communications

“I cannot afford either life or home insurance,” she wrote. “I have to go to bed early to save on heating and electricity. My husband passed away last year and I still have not paid off his funeral expenses. We did have life insurance but they cut it because we couldn’t keep up the payments.”