Number of over 85s requiring care to double, research predicts

Ageism takes toll on people’s health

The number of adults aged 85 years or older needing round-the-clock care will almost double to 446,000 in England over the next two decades, research has revealed. The study, published in The Lancet Public Health, also showed that the number of over-65s requiring 24-hour care will rise by more than a third to over one million…

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