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Dr Atul Gawande: The Future of Medicine - The Idea of Wellbeing

Letting go: Liz and Jilly

Duration: 02:55 minutes

Growing old gracefully perplexes a generation who thought they'd live forever.

Brought up to be independent and career minded, the prospect of an infirm old age and asking for help fills them with horror.

But the cruellest thing to bear is the realisation it's too late to top up the pension!

Broadcast on/submitted to:
BBC Radio Cumbria