Britain's over-60s are still getting aroundBMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7047.1632 (Published 29 June 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1632
Most people over the age of 60 are sufficiently mobile to look after themselves and their homes without any difficulty, according to a new report. Even among those aged 80 or older, the majority can still get out and walk down the road.
The report, compiled by the Age Concern Institute of Gerontology, King's College, London, examined data from the 1991 census and seven …
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