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Exploding myths around ageing

Published 10/05/2011 | 05:00

"Older people don't enjoy life" -- more than eight in 10 say life is 'full of opportunities' and look forward to each day "Older people are a drain on families and society" -- a quarter have given money and assets to children, and one in two regularly helps with grandchildren "Older people are lonely" -- just 6pc of women and 7pc of men are socially isolated, but not all are lonely

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