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Upsurge in family aid expected in near future

Mon, 28 Apr 2014


More family support may be needed for older people according to an elderly care charity. 

It comes as a UK think tank has highlighted there may be an imbalance - with the number of older people needing care increasing. 

Findings estimate that the number of elderly reliant on help will “outstrip” the number of family members able to supply it by 2017.

Treasurer of the Southern Befrienders Juan Watterson says charities may need to think about expanding: 

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