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10 Songs You Didn’t Know Carole King Wrote for Other Artists in the ’60s – American Songwriter

Born a songwriter, when she was a teenager, and still attending James Madison high school in Brooklyn, New York, Carole King was already selling songs to publishing companies throughout the city, while writing songs for her band Co-Sines and making demo albums with her schoolmate Paul Simon. By the 1960s, King met her soon-to-be husband […]

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Free prescriptions could be axed for over 60s – how much would you need to pay?

Currently, residents in England are able to claim free prescriptions once they turn 60 years of age. However, the “freebie” benefit could be axed for many older Britons as the eligibility for the NHS support could be aligned with the state pension age, which is 66. In light of this potential change, people below the state […]

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Free prescriptions may be axed for over 60s: What illnesses can get them regardless

Currently, prescriptions are free of charge for people who have reached age 60 in England, however proposals have been made to push this age up to state pension age – which is 66 at the moment. There are a variety of ways to qualify for free prescriptions, one of which is different illnesses or conditions […]

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Beatles Icon Sir Paul McCartney remains the outstanding survivor of the golden 60s!

Sir Paul McCartney celebrates turning 80 (Image: Jim Dyson/Getty Images) Having just finished his latest US tour, Sir Paul’s birthday celebrations include headlining the Glastonbury Festival for the second time next Saturday, this time as an octogenarian – a powerful demonstration of how to enjoy life beyond state retirement age and testament to his undimmed […]

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Men in their 60s ‘most likely’ to drink and drive: West Midlands is worst area

SHOCKING statistics in a new study show that thousands are still choosing to drink and drive. Source link

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Beatle Ringo Starr reflects on spreading ‘peace and love’ following the ’60s: ‘It was part of how we felt’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Ringo Starr has made “peace and love” his personal mantra – and he wouldn’t have it any other way. The beloved Beatle told Fox News Digital during a press launch ahead of his All-Starr Band’s first North American tour since 2019 that it’s never been more important […]

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Free prescription could be scrapped for over 60s but most people could pay LESS

The Government is currently consulting on whether to raise the age at which people receive free prescriptions from 60 to the state pension age of 66. If the plans go ahead it will affect millions of older Britons who are already struggling due to the cost of living crisis. However, most people could make big […]

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Prescriptions POLL: Should free prescriptions for over 60s rise to state pension age?

The Department of Health and Social Care has had a consultation on raising the free prescription age in England. There are two potential roll out options that have been recognised, one of which would see current over 60s keeping their entitlement while those aged 59 and below will have to wait six years longer to […]

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Free prescription age for over 60s under threat: Woman on PIP shares ‘huge worry’

“The NHS is going to be overwhelmed with sick people,” she says. “It is disgusting the way we have been treated.” “It is hugely worrying,” she says. Marilyn is concerned she would have to tell the doctor she can’t afford her medication, or ask friends and family for help. “I’ll have to ask people to […]

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Rowland Scherman’s iconic photos from the ’60s displayed in Provincetown

Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM) began its 2022 Summer Program of exhibitions, lectures and workshops with an exhibition of photographs by Rowland Scherman.  “Rowland Scherman: Spirit of the 60s,” curated by Jane Paradise and Andy Wentz, is on view through June 26 with a public celebratory reception from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 13. A Fredi Schiff […]