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Monday 16th September 2019

Elderly Care Articles


Fewer than 5% of centenarians die of cancer

4th June 2014

Those who live longer than 100 years are less likely to die of cancer or heart disease than between the ages of 80 to 84.

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EPRs may improve care for elderly people

13th May 2014

Nesta, an innovation charity, says the healthcare sector must make the most of new technology to build 'networks of care' for the elderly.

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Manchester care home in court

6th May 2014

Safety failings at a Manchester care home sees them in court over first floor fall of a vulnerable resident.

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Staff sacked at care home

30th April 2014

Secret filming at one of England's largest care homes sees one member of staff sacked and seven suspended.

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Elderly care will 'outstrip' family supply

24th April 2014

Think tank warns the demand from elderly care will 'outstrip' family members able to provide the care by 2017.

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Elderly nutrition can have 'dramatic impact'

17th March 2014

The 17th-23rd of March marks Nutrition and Hydration Awareness Week.

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Let elderly die naturally

27th February 2014

A health expert warns the elderly feel obliged to take medication when many just want to die naturally.

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Senior citizens in England want online health

26th February 2014

A new survey has found senior citizens want to use the internet to interact with the NHS.

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Blood pressure pills could do more harm than good

25th February 2014

Scientists find blood pressure pills could raise risk of fatal fall.

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Too much sitting linked to disability

21st February 2014

New study finds too much sitting after 60 increases risk of disability.

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