Out in the cold: Why are the oldest people the most excluded?

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/01/170104103523.htm

People over the age of 85 are significantly more likely to suffer social exclusion than those in the 65 to 84-year-old bracket, according to new research. In a study of 10,000 people aged over 65, social policy researchers found the ‘oldest old’ — those 85 and over — have more trouble accessing services such as healthcare and food shops, with 16 percent reporting ‘significant’ problems, compared with only four percent of their younger counterparts.

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