In 1985, American Richard Bass accomplished an amazing feat. He had set for himself the task of climbing the world’s highest mountains in all seven continents. In that year, at age 55, he completed the
Old age does not begin until 74, researchers suggest in a new report which looks at the real impact of an ageing population
Collecting the state pension and bus pass at 65 has traditionally been seen as a watershed moment where middle age ends and the twilight years begin. But new research suggests that old age now starts 74,
Technology is changing everything, including how we will age and the quality of our senior years. Mobile devices, wearable gadgets, and Internet-based technologies will help older adults age in place monitoring
Every once in awhile, we want to look for a little inspiration about aging, you know, find out what others had to say about it before us. As we celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Huffington Post on
I'm happy to say that seniors are finally getting some respect! Until recently, public media often portrayed aging inaccurately as an inevitable negative and pathological condition while giving little
It's time to tear down these age-segregated walls and rebuild the bridges -- the social compact -- that made our country economically viable and strong. In 1987 referring to the Berlin wall, President
What were Airbnb, Uber, Walgreen's and Peapod doing at a White House Conference on Aging? Giving us a glimpse of the future. In case you missed it, 10,000 people are turning 65 years of age every day.
Taking the car keys away from an aging parent or other relative is one of life’s most traumatic moments, severing perhaps the last means of independence for someone who’s otherwise been a life-long motorist.
With Americans living longer than ever and retiring at the same age as before -- or often electing to retire at an even younger age -- many people will spend a record number of years living in retirement.
Aging baby boomers were supposed to bring a gray-haired danger to U.S. roads, with traffic safety experts predicting years ago that the number of deadly accidents involving older drivers would soar as
fastcoexist.com - About the author Ben Schiller is a New York staff writer for Fast Company. Previously, he edited a European management magazine and was a reporter in San Francisco, Prague, and Brussels. More