Office for National Statistics: Living longer – how our population is changing and why it matters

13 August 2018
Source: The Office for National Statistics

Overview of population ageing in the UK and some of the implications for the economy, public services, society and the individual. Statistics and projections produced by Office for National Statistics (ONS) have long shown that the UK’s population is ageing. Our latest projections show that in 50 years’ time, there are likely to be an additional 8.6 million people aged

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The Lancet: Vision impairment and risk of frailty: the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing

2 December 2016
Source: The Lancet

Age-related vision impairment has been associated with comorbidities, current disability, and poor quality of life. However, it is unclear whether vision impairment is associated with increasing future frailty, further affecting ability to live independently. We investigated the association of poor vision with incident pre-frailty and frailty. The study shows that visually impaired adults aged 60 years and over have the

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