What science can tell us about ageing and strength.
Our mixed feelings about ageing are clearly revealed in the language we use to talk about it.
The saying goes, with age comes wisdom, but is that really true?
Dementia is the third leading cause of death in Australia. As the population ages, the number of people with dementia is expected to rise, as is the number of deaths from dementia.
It is rare to hear from people in their tenth or eleventh decade but their voices are crucial to shaping end-of-life care services.
Spiritual engagement is losing out to efficiency when it comes to older age.
Why do some people age better than others? It is partly down to their genes.
Beyond short-term revenue and expenditure, Australia's structural deficit continues to grow.
It's a demanding job, but all indicators suggest that the Queen is still up to it.
Parkinson’s disease is the second-most-prevalent neurodegenerative condition in Australia, with an estimated 70,000 living with the disease. But what do we know about the causes and risk factors?
Women need to plan for a future where their career and personal finances will be significantly affected by caring for older relatives.
Contrary to popular belief, retirees are more likely to enjoy a healthier lifestyle than their counterparts who remain in workforce.
The Medical Research Council's National Survey of Health and Development turns 70 this month, and is more ambitious than ever.
Getting old isn't what it used to be.
Three out of four women going through menopause suffer hot flushes, and suffer they do. But research shows the way society views ageing and menopause can reduce the severity of symptoms.
Could it one day be possible to stay young without calorie restriction and tough exercise?
The secret to longevity – take a look at your poo to find out.
Japan's ageing population is at the point that Australia is forecast to reach in 2056. The Japanese have had to develop new models of aged care in the community and we can learn a lot from them.
Rock and roll is getting old. And with this ageing, we are increasingly seeing different types of death claiming our idols.
Vitamin D is often seen as a harmless supplement to take – the more the better. But the evidence suggests a different picture.