Life expectancy figures revealed

PUBLISHED: 14:09 06 February 2008 | UPDATED: 21:30 15 June 2010

THE retired population of East Devon can look forward to many golden years ahead, as figures reveal life expectancy across the nation. The South West region with coastal resorts such as Seaton and Lyme Regis popular destinations for the over 60s seekin

THE retired population of East Devon can look forward to many golden years ahead, as figures reveal life expectancy across the nation.The South West region - with coastal resorts such as Seaton and Lyme Regis popular destinations for the over 60s seeking to unwind after retiring from work - boasts a life expectancy of 85 years for women, and 82 for men.The NHS says better than average mental and physical health in the region has contributed, along with a higher proportion of pensioners exercising regularly.


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