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Women More Likely To Be Admitted To Care Homes, Because Of Partner Frailty

Researchers have found that women are 40% more likely to be admitted in to a care home than men because they are often married to older partners who are unable to provide care for them as a result of their age-related frailty. The study, entitled "Gender differences in care home admission risk: Partner's age explains the higher risk for women," is published in the journal Age and Ageing...

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