'Hidden population' of carers who are over 85 revealed
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Lives of elderly carers highlighted in Bournemouth University study

Men are more likely to become carers in older age and usually as a result of caring for their partners, according to a study by Bournemouth University.

Its figures show more than 50,000 over-85s are now carers.

Researchers identified a "hidden population" of male carers and highlighted isolation, depression and physical health problems.

  • 28 Jul 2017
  • From the section Dorset
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