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The costs and trade-offs of reforming long-term care for older people

A £36k lifetime cap on care costs for older people would cost £3.6 billion by 2035—according to research from the University of East Anglia, the London School of Economics and Political Science and the Pensions Policy Institute. Rolling out a minimum

Regular exercise can prevent older adults from falling, study says

Falls and fractures among older adults can lead to long-term disabilities. However, doctors have now found a simple solution to avoid accidents: regular exercise. Researchers from the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force recently conducted a review, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, to

Do we need supplements as we grow older?

Our bodies need an “orchestra” of nutrients to stay well and healthy. (123RF) Many people say that supplements are not needed, since we get all we need from our food. There are studies showing that some supplements, like calcium and vitamin