Tag Archives: Opinion Matters

Charities Warn Government About Ageing Population (BBC News)

Summary Leading charities have alerted the government that more should be done to prepare for the impact of an ageing population. A recent questionnaire by the care provider Anchor found that more than three-quarters of the 2,200 adults polled believe the government is not ready to cope … Continue reading

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Falling in Older People and Poor Eyesight (College of Optometrists / Opinion Matters)

Summary Many people are unaware of the relationship between poor eyesight and falls in older people, according to research to promote Falls Awareness Week. “The research, carried out by Opinion Matters, also showed that almost half of those surveyed (46%) … Continue reading

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