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Male carers feel isolated or ignored

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Men over the age of 65 caring for ill or disabled relatives often feel isolated and ignored according to a study from Lancaster University Centre for Ageing Research.

There are around six million people in England and Wales caring for family members, saving the UK economy more than £119bn a year.

Amongst the six million, there are more men aged 65 and over (15%) providing care than women (13%).

Professor Christine Milligan and Dr Hazel Morbey found that the older male carers often felt isolated.

 

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