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Number of over-65s still in work triples in 15 years

The number of people working past state retirement age has almost tripled over the past 15 years, according to figures compiled for the <i>Observer</i>. A TUC survey showed that 258,000 women and 338,000 men are still working at the age of 65 and over, against 93,000 and 112,000 in 1998.<p>For men, the most …

Older, healthier and working: Britons say no to retirement

Do you like your job? Finding an occupation you thrive in might not just be desirable but a necessity, given that the traditional life path of employment followed by a leisurely retirement is long gone.<p>The number of people aged 65 or over in work increased by 30,000 to more than a million in the …

Number of 65 to 74-year-olds still in work DOUBLES in just ten years

Number of 65 to 74-year-olds still in work DOUBLES in just ten years on rising living costs<p>By<p>Published: 04:37 EDT, 7 September 2013 | Updated: 05:20 …

Money Morals: Should we spend the kids' inheritance and enjoy our retirement?

By<p>Published: 08:36 EDT, 9 September 2013 | Updated: 08:39 EDT, 9 September 2013<p>e-mail<p><b>49</b> shares<p>87View<br>comments<p>Enlarge<p>In our Money Morals series we …

Pensioners trapped in family homes

Millions of pensioners face growing old in social isolation because they are trapped in large family homes which they cannot leave, a report warns.<p>Pensioners who would like to downsize are sitting on a stockpile of properties with an estimated value of £400 billion, according to a study from the …

Pensions: High earners face 'income shock’ when they retire

Hundreds of thousands of middle-class professionals will end up among the poorest pensioners because they are not saving enough for retirement, an official study has warned.<p>They are among more than six million higher earners who are not doing enough to prepare for life after work.<p>Workers on middle …

How to create a second retirement fund

For most of us, saving for retirement comes in two parts. There’s the years of working to build a pot of money. Then, when you retire, you have to …

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How to get ahead in ... dementia care

Daphne Zackon says it was the most difficult decision of her life when she realised that her husband Barney would have to move out of their home into residential care. Barney, a retired lawyer who had been diagnosed with dementia seven years earlier, had developed a fear of going outside and had …

When forgetfulness is really dementia

Expert Advice From Dr. Laura Davies<p>Is it dementia? Or just a bad day?<p>We all forget our keys. Forget the name of that person we met at that cocktail party last week. And who can always remember where they parked their car? Remote key chirps are a great invention.<p>With age, forgetfulness happens to …

Seniors who see themselves as 'older' more likely to meet criteria for dementia than those feel 'younger'

Is age just an attitude? In a new study announced last week, seniors who see themselves as "older" are five times more likely to meet the criteria …

Drivers with dementia on the rise

In many ways, people's driver's licences are part of their identity.<p>“That's us,” Birgit Pianosi, chair of the gerentology program at Huntington …

Google and Apple to Launch HealthTech Company to Study Aging

<b>Google</b> and <b>Apple</b> announced the creation of Calico, a new health technology business focused on aging and related diseases. Calico will be run and …

Community AGEnda resources | Grantmakers in Aging

Community AGEnda is GIA's age-friendly initiative, funded by the Pfizer Foundation. We've created a number of resources, including original reports, …

Chart of the Day: Consumer Search Trends for Senior Care Services

Even though the number of senior care options has expanded in the past couple decades as different models have developed and evolved, consumer trends …

Home Health Partnerships a Community Support Network for Aging Seniors

New York City seniors are accessing home- and community-based services to age in place in a “clustered care” model operated by the Visiting Nurse …

The Difference Between Patient-Centered Medical Homes & Medicaid Health Homes (In Plain English)

In healthcare, it’s common to hear buzzwords thrown around. In the past we have given you a handy guide for navigating the tricky acronyms elder care …

Senior Care Tech Innovation Shines at TedMed 2013

<b>The Innovation Series is Brought to you by Care Innovations, a joint venture between Intel Corporation and GE, committed to creating technology-based</b> …

The 10 Fastest-Aging States

<b>Growing older.</b><p>The age-65-and-older population in the U.S. grew by 18 percent between 2000 and 2011 to 41.4 million senior citizens. But in a few states, the senior citizen population grew significantly faster than the rest of the country, according to a recent Administration on Aging report. Here’s …

Boomer Housemates Have More Fun

Today more than 1 in every 3 baby boomers — that huge glut of people born between 1948 and 1964 — is unmarried. And those unmarried boomers are disproportionately women. As this vast generation rushes into retirement, there's a growing concern among experts on aging: Who will take care of all these …

Save A Small Fortune By Forming Your Own Retirement Village

There is no place like home for Victor King McElheny, a visiting scholar at MIT’s School of Humanities, Arts and Sciences, and former director of the M.I.T Science Writing Program. At 70 years of age, he knew damned well that he didn’t want to go into any assisted living facility, group housing …

5 Vitamins And Supplements To Stop Taking (And What To Take Instead)

As you get older, health advice like "Drink your milk to grow big and strong" gives way to "Take your calcium pills to avoid osteoporosis." Taking your vitamins is especially important post 50, "as the absorption of nutrients and minerals and vitamins can decline," explained Dr. Mickey Barber, …

Older, Retiring Americans Decide to Age in Place in Own Communities - ...

Moving to warmer climates and a slower pace of life was once the norm when it came to retirement. Since the 1990s, however, close to 90 percent of …

The Next Big Infrastructure Crisis? Age-Proofing Our Streets