'As a mum, she was trying to shield her children from how bad things were'
When I’m 65 Season
It’s an inescapable fact, everyone grows old. The over 65s are the fastest growing age group in Britain and by 2030 it’s estimated that a quarter of the population will be over the age of 65.
When I'm 65 is a challenging new BBC One primetime season set to tackle a subject that affects everyone: ageing.
Find out more about the rest of the programmes in the season…
Elsewhere on the BBC
Explore lots more content on the subject of ageing from across the BBC:
BBC Radio 4: You and Yours - Positive ageing
BBC Radio 4: You and Yours - A Minister for older people?
BBC Radio 4: You and Yours - Pensioners in debt
BBC Radio 4: You and Yours - Working after retirement
BBC Radio 4: You and Yours - Clips
BBC Two: Newsnight
BBC Radio 4 and 4 Extra Blog: The BBC's Ageing Season
BBC Health: Getting Older
Friends of the Elderly