ageing population

1.6 million people over 65 have difficulty in traveling to hospital
Complicated and painful hospital journeys are adding to the woes of older people and undoubtedly costing the NHS money in
In 2017, we heard a lot about the challenges of an ageing population, with heated debates during the General Election campaign
It’s old news that our society is ageing. By 2046 almost one in four people will be 65 years old and over - demographic changes
It’s old news that our society is ageing. By 2046 almost one in four people will be 65 years old and over - demographic changes
Today Simon Stevens, chief executive of the NHS, is reported to be making a call for more funding from the forthcoming Budget
"I am lonely. I have been lonely for months. Or is it years? I think it could be years. Sometimes, I go weeks without speaking
Imagine buying your dream house in the city. Over time, it transforms from a house to a home, one where you build a lifetime's worth of memories. It's close to the shops, to the subway station, to the community centre, and the neighbours become more like family than friends.
It is important that more people are aware about the benefits of hospice care. This will become ever more urgent in the future as our ageing population increases, with more people living for longer, often with complex health conditions. In addition, more children and young people with life-shortening conditions are living for longer due to advances in medical care.
If you heard the hype, you could be forgiven for thinking the government's much-anticipated housing policy heralds a new