Ricky Gervais - Ricky Gervais Fears For U.k.'S Elderly

Ricky Gervais has slammed the treatment of old folk in his native U.K., insisting the country needs to pull together to help its ageing population.
The Office creator stars as a worker in a residential care home in his new self-penned comedy Derek, and researching the show gave him a chilling insight into the problems faced by Britain's older generations.
He tells The Sun, "No one cares about old people in this country. There is a sort of army of youth, but getting old is the one thing that will happen to everyone."


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Ida Noe

Here in America, I seldom stray very far from my mothers' side. She's had two small strokes, from which she's recovered fairly well, and ,honestly, does as much to look after me as I do to look after her. But that generation really did do considerable amounts in regard to the good that exists in the world today. They deserve much better than to die from neglect.
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