‘Shops refusing cash left me unable to buy basics’

Caroline Abrahams, charity director at Age UK, said: “Many older people rely on cash and it’s really disappointing that even after venturing out to do their shopping, which for some feels like a significant risk at the moment, they may then be unable to buy their essential items.”

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