Simplyhealth Advisory Research Panel report on Healthy Ageing

Ageing Brits ignoring health warnings: New report investigates the health and wellbeing of older Britons

We all know that health problems become more common as we age but when it comes to wellbeing, thousands of Britons are putting their heads in the sand and avoiding GP visits, according to new research published by the Simplyhealth Advisory Research Panel (ShARP).The poll1 of 1,000 people aged 40 to 75, found that most had noticed a deterioration in their health, with joint problems (59%), weight gain (57%) and low energy (51%) the most commonly reported changes they had noticed with age.

1 One Poll survey of 1,000 people aged 40 - 75 carried out in October 2013

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