Poor housing detrimental on older people’s health, says report

Poor housing detrimental on older people’s health, says report

More than 2 million older people live in poor properties in England, causing them to suffer long-term health conditions such as heart disease, stroke and respiratory problems, a report has revealed.  Poor housing that is cold, damp, hazardous and inaccessible costs the NHS £1.4bn every year because of the impact it has on older people’s…

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