Category Archives: Ageing

Ageing and the NHS




It’s not often that you’re in the car and have to pull over to write something down that you’ve just heard on the radio. A few days ago I did exactly this because someone said that a King’s Fund study … Continue reading






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Demographic shifts




In a village shop. Haven’t seen any cards for 110 yet, but it’s surely just a matter of time.






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Could Death Ever Be The New Sex?




Here’s a weird one – or perhaps not. Back in Victorian times death was a popular subject of conversation. How things have changed. Death is now sanitised and practically invisible, as opposed to sex, which seems to be everywhere. But … Continue reading






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Some impacts of ageing on business




              “Over the next couple of decades nothing will impact OECD countries more profoundly than demographic trends.” Jean-Philippe Cotis, Chief Economist at the OECD. We all know the numbers: People over 65 will grow … Continue reading






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Monday Statistic




According to the UK Office of National Statistics, there will be more than 500,000 people in Britain aged 100 + by the year 2066. There are currently just 12, 640 people aged 100 or more (itself a 500% increase on … Continue reading






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The Ageing Opportunity




I’m often asked what you can practically do with some of these long-term trends like ageing. Well it’s not rocket science. It’s as simple as a good rocket salad. Here’s a great example of leveraging the ageing demographic from the … Continue reading






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