Aging

Which Asian country takes best care of its elders? - The Nation

The Global AgeWatch Index 2015 by HelpAge International assessed 96 countries to determine the best places for older adults to live. These countries …

Thailand

Mulled wine in London: The best restaurants and bars to indulge in

It is perhaps little surprise that mulled wine is one of the most traditional of Christmas traditions – in fact, we've been drinking it since the …

London

Snow force to the rescue for Paisley's OAPs

Grit a pensioner's path for free and prevent them from any nasty accidents this Christmas.<p>Buddies can look out for their elderly neighbours this …

Senior Citizen

How Not to Choose a Good Anti Aging Skin Care Product

The anti aging and skin care industries are huge. Millions or billions of dollars are spent by consumers on anti aging skin care treatments, and so …

Skin Care

Burning coal too costly AGL tells Turnbull

Supporters of coal fired electricity within the Turnbull Government have slammed a decision to shut the Hunter Valley's ageing Liddell power plant …

Energy

Pensioner's anger as workmen leave his kitchen in this 'atrocious' state

An exasperated pensioner has spoken of his outrage after workmen abandoned units in his kitchen and left him without cooking facilities for four days.<p>…

Senior Citizen

Eye drop ads may mislead, harm elderly

Pharmaceutical companies are misleading consumers by exaggerating the benefits of their products, reports said Friday.<p>Pharmaceutical firms like …

News (China)

APD: Woman attacked elderly victim over loaf of bread at Walmart

Police are looking for an elusive woman who allegedly assaulted an elderly woman in a handicap scooter at an Atlanta Walmart.

Crime

Police alert over missing pensioner with dementia

Police are appealing for help tracing a missing pensioner who suffers from dementia.<p>Jeanette French was last seen in Halewood this morning.<p>Officers …

Senior Citizen

Scientists discover a way to prevent stem cell loss and improve tissue regeneration

Stem Cells and Aging<p>The stem cells found within the average adult human are capable of restoring dying cells while also fixing damaged tissue. …

Molecular Biology

You can’t stop ageing – but can you slow it down? - The Donaldson Sisters

That’s the theory put forward by biologist Elizabeth Blackburn in a new TED talk that was posted online last week.<p>After years of research, she and …

Longevity

Can we slow our rate of aging?

It’s no secret that getting enough sleep, eating well and reducing stress can promote a longer and healthier life. But what these activities do to …

Longevity

New Aging: Coming of Age

New Aging: Coming of Age<p>While there is a vision of moving to Florida or Arizona as we age, most people prefer to stay at home and age in …

Longevity

Home nurse charged with stealing rings from elderly Lansing woman

A woman has been charged with stealing two rings from the south suburban Lansing home where she worked as a home health care nurse.<p>An elderly woman …

Crime

4 Areas Where Cannabis Proves It’s Great Preventative Medicine

Cannabis, no matter how it’s used, always provides relief and therapeutic effects, be that for those who need help destressing at the end of the day, …

Cannabis Law

How to help your elderly neighbours in the cold weather

<b>It’s easy to become swept up in the excitement of seeing loved ones and the giving and receiving of gifts during the Christmas period.</b><p>So it’s easy to …

Senior Citizen

As Asia ages rapidly, society must focus on health and wellness from an early age

Studies show that Asia’s population is ageing faster than anywhere else. Japan is forecast to become the first “ultra-aged” country, meaning 28 per …

News (China)

New Aging: Home Improvement for the Elderly

New Aging: Home Improvement for the Elderly<p>A Boston-area group specializes in relocating seniors, and another company re-designs homes to make them …

Home Improvement

Old "killer" tyres legislation blocked by Tories in House of Commons

Proposed legislation to outlaw ageing tyres on buses and coaches has stalled after the Tories blocked the bill in the House of Commons.<p>Frances …

Transportation

Statistical re-jig boosts UK life expectancy by three years - but increases are drying up

A new way of measuring life expectancy has effectively added an extra three years of life to both men and women.<p>Traditionally, the ONS report life expectancy in terms of the mean average age of people when they die. Men in the UK are now expected to live for 79.2 years from birth compared to 82.9 …

Longevity

The Industrial Strategy Is Right To Put Ageing Centre Stage - For The Benefit Of Every Generation

It’s old news that our society is ageing. By 2046 almost one in four people will be 65 years old and over - demographic changes that will have …

What Are Challenges Faced By Elderly And, How Ngo’s Are Helping?

The elderly need both comfort and proper care to lead a healthy life. However, financial limitations and ignorance can mean that many senior citizens …

Psychology

Health state life expectancies, UK - Office for National Statistics

This bulletin presents two additional measures of longevity for the first time; namely the median and modal ages at death; these alternative measures …

Longevity

How could you stoop so low? Conman tricked way into pensioner's home and stole cash

A conman tricked his way into an old woman’s home and stole cash in a “despicable” distraction burglary.<p>The thief pretended to be a Liverpool Council …

Senior Citizen

Here’s How Many Times You Need to Have Sex to Slow Down Aging

Have you heard? Sex isn’t all fun and games; science says there are plenty of incredible health benefits from sex, too. Everything from your mood to …

Health

Affordable Ways To Slow Down The Signs Of Aging

I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only …

Skin Care

Holidays And Aging Parents: Look For These 5 Red Flags

Visits with your aging parents often are a wake-up call this time of year. Perhaps you haven’t seen your loved ones for some time and when you do, it’s startling. Aging can be a gradual process for some but for others, the changes accelerate so fast it shocks those who haven’t seen them in …

Parenting

Inequalities among older people, especially women, 'shameful'

Contrasts in people’s experiences of later life largely a product of poverty and disadvantage, study finds<p>Older women are more likely to be poor, socially isolated, badly housed, unhealthy and die sooner because of a lifetime of lower pay and unequal working conditions than older men, according to …

Race & Ethnicity

What Are the Different Degrees of Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss is the third most common chronic condition affecting adults. The older you are, the more likely you are to experience hearing loss. How …

Hearing Loss

Man Travels 1,000 Miles to Meet Elderly Words With Friends Opponent

A 20-something New York man flew about 1,000 miles to Florida to meet an elderly woman he befriended on the Words With Friends app. (Published 2 …

Senior Citizen