Contrasts in peopleâ€™s experiences of later life largely a product of poverty and disadvantage, study finds
Older women are more likely to be poor, socially isolated, badly housed, unhealthy and die sooner because of a lifetime of lower pay and unequal working conditions than older men, according to a new report.
A study by the Centre for Ageing Better found â€œshamefulâ€� and stark contrasts in peopleâ€™s experiences of later life, with severe inequalities among older people largely a product of poverty and disadvantage throughout life.
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