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Tom Kirkwood: The End Of Age: 2001

Tom Kirkwood, head of the Department of Gerontology at the University of Newcastle examines the choices and decisions we face in the uncharted territories of a greying world.

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Wed 2 May 2001 09:00 BBC Radio 4

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