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Cheeky brand names, Proms tickets, NHS Psychotherapy

56 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 20 May 2013

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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  • Social Media Buyouts

    As Tumblr is purchased by Yahoo! We ask do big web buyouts pay off?

  • Housing/RSA

    Should care homes be banned?

  • Car Detailing

    There’s a rise in ‘detailers’, people who fine-clean cars with specialist products.

  • Proms Tickets

    With record demand how likely is it that you can actually get a ticket to the Proms?

  • Garden Tips

  • Talking Therapy

    It’s claimed the NHS is narrowing the diversity of psychotherapy it offers.

  • Cheeky Brand Name

    The shops that cheekily copy the names of other well-known companies or products.

  • Face the Facts - Skilled Workers

    Shortage of skilled workers is threatening investment into technology used to extract oil.

  • Housing - Extra Care

    What is extra care housing? And is it a solution to housing and care for older people.



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