At the World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand, 101-year-old Man Kaur won the 100 metre race in the 100-years-plus category.
How robots can improve the quality of life of elderly people living alone at their homes
Pedro Barros, Professor of Economics at the Nova School of Business & Economics is an expert in Health Economics and explains to host, Maithreyi Seetharaman, why Europe needs to have a New Vision for
Boštjan Vasle, Director of IMAD in Slovenia explains to Guillaume Desjardins that the country’s Healthcare review has found, immigration is key to ensuring future healthcare with qualified medical per
To the strains of the Bee Gees “Stayin’ Alive”, 14 elderly women strutted their stuff down the catwalk cautiously, hindered only slightly by the odd dodgy hip.
Greek police fired tear gas and pepper spray at pensioners during an anti-austerity protest in which some of the elderly demonstrators tried to tip over a riot police bus blocking a road to the prime
Bolivia: believers of the Virgin of Urkupina break rocks to ask for favours during a religious processionBolivian believers gathered on the outskirts of the capital La Paz on Monday (August 15) to take part in an annual religious celebration, that includes the breaking of river rocks to ask the Virgin of
Bolivian believers gathered on the outskirts of the capital La Paz on Monday (August 15) to take part in an annual religious celebration, that includes the breaking of river rocks to ask the Virgin of
A proposal by Germany's Bundesbank to raise the national retirement age to 69 by 2060 has sparked heated debate in the country.
A couple from Northern India, who are in their 70s, have reportedly become parents for the first time. The mother, Daljinder Kaur, who says she is
Poland is facing an uncertain future as its population ages and so putting pressure on workers, the economy and the healthcare system. Living through
What is one of the hardest jobs of all? Caring, because you have to put your heart into it, all the time. Life is tough for carers with careers. Public policy appears to be slow to realise its importa
A 91-year-old Australian man has been charged with smuggling over a million euros worth of cocaine hidden in soap. Dr Victor Twartz said he had been
As age creeps up on us all new technologies are helping to keep the elderly safe and give peace of mind to adult children who may not always be
A 102-year-old German woman is thought to be the world’s oldest to receive a doctorate. Ingeborg Syllm-Rapoport was not allowed to defend her
Media reports say the pensioner was accused of taking three packets of butter without paying
Pensioners have marched through Athens to protest against austerity measures in Greece which include plans to cut pensions and raise taxes. The
Understanding and keeping up with today’s rapidly changing technology is a challenge – especially for people who survived perfectly well without
Jiroemon Kimura, the world’s oldest person, has died in Japan. He had been in hospital since last month suffering from pneumonia. He became the
Hundreds of Greek pensioners have staged a protest against the government’s austerity measures. The elderly have faced two pension reductions since
Dina Manfredini, the world’s oldest person, has died at the age of 115. Manfredini was crowned the oldest human alive 13 days ago. She was born
Against the backdrop of speculation that Spain may be the next eurozone member to need a bailout, the country’s economic crisis is having an effect