The UK’s 85+ healthier and fitter than thought

Published May 29th 2012

Professor Tom Kirkwood, from the Biomedical Research Centre in Ageing at Newcastle University, is managing the world’s largest study of its kind – tracking the activities and wellbeing of people over 85 years of age – once considered “the very old.”  His project has found that people of this age are far happier and healthier than had previously been thought.  Read more about the study in The Guardian.

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