Great fact! Our life expectancy is rising by three months a year

Richard Humphries, the King’s Fund Assistant Director, Policy, used the fact in a recent blog post discussing whether ageing is an opportunity or challenge.  As he says, “to secure the opportunities of the ‘gift of longer life’ we have to face up to the challenges too – and think differently about how we organise and fund our health and care services for an ageing population.”

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