Features

Golden age for silver years Premium

01 May 2014 | by Terry Philpot | Comments: 0

Elderly living special focus – 1

Media comment, political debate and public attitudes tend to be negative about old age, but the facts and experience of many reveal a very different picture, says one specialist in the field of social careWhen Mary and Joseph Collins sat in the pews lovingly watching the baptism of their latest grandchild, they were, no doubt, wishing little Emma a long and healthy life. However, it is unlikely that they knew just how much greater were the chances of her achieving that than was the case when they came into the world. Born last year, Emma has eight times more chance of living to be 100 than had her grandparents, when they were born in 1931.The three are a living example of the changes in public health, medical science and health care that has seen the average life expectancy of a fema ....... ....... ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........

New Subscribers click here
New users wishing to Register to read this article click here
Existing Subscribers and Registered users can login here





EU REFERENDUM
Latest Issue
Digital/PDF Version

PDF version (iPad-friendly)

Previous Issues
Latest Tweet
Most Read Articles

Catholic development charity announces closure22 September 2016 by Megan Cornwell

Pope cracks down on cash payments in miracle approval process23 September 2016 by Christopher Lamb in Rome

£100m Heythrop College put up for sale by Jesuits26 September 2016 by Sean Smith

Catholic development charity announces closure22 September 2016 by Megan Cornwell

Pope cracks down on cash payments in miracle approval process23 September 2016 by Christopher Lamb in Rome

£100m Heythrop College put up for sale by Jesuits26 September 2016 by Sean Smith

At the hour of our deathPremium22 September 2016 by Jonathan Riley-Smith

A mind changedPremium22 September 2016 by Peter Stanford

Breaking down the wallPremium22 September 2016 by Jeroom Heyndrickx

At the hour of our deathPremium22 September 2016 by Jonathan Riley-Smith

A mind changedPremium22 September 2016 by Peter Stanford

Breaking down the wallPremium22 September 2016 by Jeroom Heyndrickx

Share Us
Tablet Subscription

Manage my subcription here

Manage
Newsletter

Sign up for our newsletter

Sign Up
Top