Tag Archives: Old Age

Ageing, Longevity and Demographic Changes Statistical Factpack (International Longevity Centre-UK)

Summary The International Longevity Centre (ILC) has produced a summary “factpack” of statistics on a range of topics pertaining to the UK’s elderly. “The 12-page booklet provides statistics on a range of topics from life expectancy to housing supply, from … Continue reading

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Understanding the Oldest Old: the 85+ Age Group (ILC / PFRC / BBC News)

Summary A new report from the International Longevity Centre (ILC) and Personal Finance Research Centre (PFRC), published as part of the Economic and Social Research Council’s Secondary Data Analysis Initiative (ESRC SDAI), presents analyses exploring financial dimensions of wellbeing and other … Continue reading

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Over-90s Avoiding Mental Decline While Living to Older Age? (BBC News / Lancet)

Summary Danish research suggests that 90-year-olds are surviving into very old age while retaining better mental performance and overall functioning. Danish people born in 1915 had better survival and scored significantly better on both the cognitive tests and the activities of daily … Continue reading

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