They are brave, determined to stay independent and not become a burden to their families. A record number of people in the UK are living to 100 and beyond.
But this increasingly ageing population will present enormous challenges for future generations.
One of the things about the world that’s changed is that people aren’t as kind as they were.
People should shut down their mobile phones and talk to each other.
‘They didn’t like me doing that at the tax office,’ he says, ‘but I still did it.
I find that if you’re kind to people, you get kindness back.
The State will not be able to provide nearly enough support for all the centenarians.