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The time has come to redefine “old age”

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 climb of the last of his seven mountains, Mount Everest and in doing so became the first person …

Demographics

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.<p>But new research suggests that old age now starts at 74, with middle age lasting at least nine years longer than current estimates.<p>Academics from the …

10 Ways Technology Could Change Aging In The Next 10 Years

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 while monitoring their health and safety. As The Huffington Post celebrates its tenth anniversary, …

Medical Technology

10 Of The Smartest Things Anyone Ever Said About Getting Older

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 Saturday, let's take a look at 10 gems that smart people have said about growing old:<p><b>1. "Age is an</b> …

Motivation

The Meaning of America Pt 1 from Humankind on Public Radio

Listen to Humankind on Public Radio episodes free, on demand. Beyond the symbolism of flag-waving and patriotic cliches lies the heart of American …

Positive Aging Movement Takes Off

<i>Image: courtesy of Aroha Philanthropies</i><p>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 attention to the pleasures and benefits of this later life …

San Francisco

St. Paul news | KMSP

4 shot at YouTube including gun woman believed dead by self-inflicted gunshot wound<p>SNOW TOTALS: April snow continues in Minnesota<p>Dallet defeats …

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Autonomous Cars

Aging boomers are safer drivers than predicted, although concerns remain

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 boomers reached their golden years.<p>"I remember people talking about 2015 being when we'd really …

Driverless Cars

Seniors Are Happier Than The Rest Of Us–Here’s Where They’re Happiest Of All

A large new national poll shows that how you feel about your life actually improves with age. So stop moaning about getting old.<p>If you’re worried about getting older, here’s a cheering fact: You’re actually likely to get happier as you reach your later years.<p>New data from the Gallup-Healthways …