The hands of a century old pensioner (101 years) in the day room of Manor croft care home in Fareham. The state pension is 100 years old this year. (Richard Pohle/The Times)
From Times Online:
Understanding and predicting longevity are vital if we are to manage the implications of greater life expectancy.
There’s been a lot of news recently about dying — or, more exactly, about surviving. According to figures for 2006-08 just published by the Office for National Statistics, life expectancy at birth in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, West London, has reached 84.3 years for males, 88.9 for females.
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