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.
New research suggests Britons are living longer and in good mental shape – but it's not good news across the board.
New research shows that the effects of stress accumulate over a lifetime.
When one in six hospitalisations of older patients are due to harm from their medicines, then something is going seriously wrong.
With a booming life expectancy, there is a need for collective, intergenerational discussion and ideas around how to better design housing in Australia’s communities and cities.
Social isolation in old age is a significant social concern. It is linked to a range of health problems and, in extreme cases, it can lead to people growing old and dying alone.