British people are living longer but have more ailments, study reveals

British people are living longer but have more ailments, study reveals

Press releases   •   Aug 27, 2015 16:27 BST

​People in the UK are living longer but are coping with more medical ailments causing illness or disability in their older years, according to a major new international study published in The Lancet today.

COMMENT: Films like Still Alice are crucial to keeping debate about dementia alive

COMMENT: Films like Still Alice are crucial to keeping debate about dementia alive

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2015 00:00 GMT

Dr Catherine Bailey, discusses the film Still Alice and its portrayal of dementia

Northumbria University academics seek over 65s for Healthy Ageing research

Northumbria University academics seek over 65s for Healthy Ageing research

Press releases   •   Jan 08, 2020 10:54 GMT

Researchers from Northumbria University are asking adults aged 65 or over to spare some time to help with their latest research into reducing loneliness in older people and improving function in everyday tasks.