Daybreak's Health Editor, Dr Hilary Jones, has told viewers that "more needs to be done to care for the elderly."
He added: "I think the bigger question is about society in general. Who cares for the elderly who is actually physically going to care about them."
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TV favourite Cilla Black, who has died aged 72, gave viewers a "lorra, lorra laughs" during her long career.
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Blind Date and Surprise Surprise star Cilla Black,72, has died, according to reports.