Catering for the needs of centenarians
Centenarians are less likely to die from cancer or heart disease compared with people in their 80s and 90s, a study shows.
Instead, pneumonia is their biggest killer, say UK researchers.
Over the past two decades, the number of centenarians in Australia increased by 235%, which is eight times higher than the total population growth over the same period.
Yet, despite this rapidly growing demographic, palliative care experts say there is little