Wiring a plug, doing multiplications without a calculator and changing a tyre are amongst the things the over 55s are better at than 18-34 year olds, according to Bupa research.
Global property consultancy Knight Frank has highlighted a critical undersupply of retirement housing in the UK.
Thousands of elderly people are at risk of malnutrition and dehydration at care homes across the country, according to research carried out by The Independent.
Care home staff shortages are among the reasons blamed for an increase in the number of elderly people dying following falls.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has pledged to protect vulnerable people from unfair practices in its annual plan for 2018-19.
The soaring cost of social care has resulted in the biggest council tax rise in 13 years, ministers have confirmed.
One in four workers are leave the care workforce every year, according to figures published by Skills for Care 2017.
Global property consultancy Knight Frank has restructured its retirement housing team to boost its service offering.