News page - Age UK image 80 xFigures published by Age UK show there is an army of carers amongst the oldest in our society, who are between them saving the health and care system a massive £5.9bn a year by providing unpaid care.

Over the past 7 years the number of carers aged 80 and over has increased by well over 100,000.  Now 1 in 7 people aged 80 and over provide some form of care to family or friends.  To read more click here.