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Elderly Articles


Being obese raising eldery fall risk

19th February 2014

Study for Australians over age 65 found being obese raised the risk of a fall by 31%.

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Elderly pain linked to restless sleep

14th February 2014

Study suggests restless sleep is strongest predictor of onset of widespread pain among adults over 50.

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Councils pay too little for home care

4th February 2014

A BBC investigation suggests most councils in England pay less than the industry recommended minimum.

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Elderly people's brains are slower

21st January 2014

Scientists believe older people's brains only appear to slow down because they are holding so much information.

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New NHS drugs policy fears

10th January 2014

New drugs licensed for NHS means elderly could lose out.

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Silver Line Service for elderly launched

25th November 2013

Esther Rantzen launches new helpline for pensioners.

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GPs to co-ordinate care for frailest patients

15th November 2013

100,000 of the most frailest patients to be identified in England and given a named GP.

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Elderly exercise minimises fall injuries

31st October 2013

Study finds older people who participate in exercise programmes reduce risk of injury from falls.

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15 minute care visits not long enough

7th October 2013

A charity says short care visits to elderly and disabled is 'disgraceful'.

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Elderly care set to treble

20th September 2013

Campaigners say older people needing care is set to nearly treble by 2050.

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