AGE UK Book: Improving later life. Understanding the oldest old

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Age UK have become increasingly aware of the importance of the group often called the 'oldest old', those in their mid 80s upwards. They found that not only is there a need for more research on this growing section of society, there is also need for a clear summary of the evidence.

They have produced this really useful publication presenting messages by leading experts in a wide range of disciplines.   It covers what we need to know and do, based on research, to professional audiences, such as civil servants, national and local politicians, doctors, nurses, carers and care workers, care home managers, charities...the list could go on