Most people in their eighties and nineties have experienced a life most young people of today could barely comprehend.
They endured a World War, rationing, National Service, outside toilets, tin baths and much more.
So how do we reward this incredible generation? Fact is we don’t when you consider care provision.
When they get to a point in their lives that they need assistance performing the most basic tasks they are forced to endure a means tested system that is only normally triggered when a crisis point is reached – a fall resulting in a fracture or a stroke.