Services for older people need to recognise gender differences

Ettridge, Geoff
June 2009
Community Care;6/4/2009, Issue 1773, p27
The article discusses the need of recognizing gender differences for services to older people. It is predicted that the over-85s population will increase by about 70% between 2008 and 2025. And it is evident that the number of men in this age group will increase by 120%. Many new business opportunities will arise due to this significant demographic change and it has been found in a study that they perceive their care needs differently.


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