A digital care system has been the centrepiece of the Japanese strategy in looking after its ageing population. Medical data and technology are merged together to create more efficient healthcare.
Despite their age, the competitors demonstrated considerable stamina – the final relay race had been re-run several times before the athletes could be persuaded to sit down for tea and cake.
A village in Spain where two-thirds of its residents are aged over 65 has had a makeover to make it more elderly-friendly.
FaceApp has taken the world by storm in the last week, giving users the chance to see themselves age through its algorithm. [...] It turns out we are more interested in ageing than we realised.
Tanaka lives in a nursing home in Fukuoka City in southern Japan and was born in 1903.
Thanks to the Italian Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics (SIGG) in Rome, citizens in Italy will now only be considered 'elderly’ after the age of 75.
Spanish artists Concha García Zaera, an 88-year-old grandmother from Valencia has become an Instagram sensation.
Women in England may have to give up work to look after their elderly relatives unless care workers from the European Union are given priority after Brexit, ministers have warned.
The group of retired Italians occupied a leisure centre in northern Rome after the municipality declared it unfit for use.
Footage shows an elderly pensioner shuffling across a busy intersection in southwest China, before the lights turn green leaving him stranded in the middle of traffic.
Ikarians follow a few rules to outlive other Europeans, which includes taking daily naps and eating a diet full of olive oil, honey, and wine.
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The elderly couple even offered a reward to whoever could find their car.
Earlier this month, Choochart Supkerd, 63, graduated from a school for the elderly that started last year in Ayutthaya Province, north of Bangkok. It was for him one of the most important and memorable days of his life.
Futuris travels to Ireland to see how a new robot could transform elderly care.
The government created the new post after research showed as many as one in 10 people felt lonely “always or often” — and that hundreds of thousands of elderly people hadn’t spoken to a friend or relative in the past month.
Scientists developed a global reference tool for the early diagnosis of Alzheimer's.
Constandinos Georgiades went back to school at 80, before taking his degree at the University of Cyprus
You're old, you live alone, maybe you lose your glasses a lot. So what do you need? Meet Zacharias the protoype robot.
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.
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Advances in medicine and better awareness about lifestyle choices mean Europeans are living longer than ever.
The tide has definitely turned against Europe’s population – making it increasingly ‘grey’.
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
Senior citizens aged 75 and over are entitled to free prescription drugs in Poland from September 1 under a new law.