Cheeky brand names, Proms tickets, NHS Psychotherapy

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How does the way older people are housed affect broader attitudes to ageing? A new report questions the way elderly people are treated, from the language used to describe them, their interests and role after retirement, and importantly where they live and how they are looked after.
Advance ticket sales for this year's BBC Proms have outstripped the demand seen in previous years. But it's prompted concerns that some music lovers are being forced to make use of touts.
The government wants to help more people with emotional or psychological problems to receive psychotherapy, but there are concerns that the NHS is narrowing the range of therapies it offers, depriving many patients of the help they need.
As the Chelsea Flower Show opens, some top-tips to help you get the best from your garden. The enthusiasts for whom cleaning the car is no Sunday chore, but a highlight of the week!

Producer: Jonathan Hallewell
Presenter: Julian Worricker.

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56 minutes

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Mon 20 May 2013 12:04
BBC Radio 4 LW only
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