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August 2019
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Growing old

A junior researcher recently sent me an email with a small typo. She referred to me as an ‘old aged psychiatrist’. I replied that I may not be as young as I was but I’m not aged yet! I explained that I think the current UK term for my NHS job ‘Old Age Psychiatrist’…

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October 1999
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

Growing Old

Most will have noticed that there are now a lot more old people in our congregations. But have we realised just how much the age profile of society is changing? In the last hundred years the average life expectancy in Britain has risen from fifty to eighty years. Fifty years ago, 60% of the…

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