A living will can lessen grief and stress, studies suggest.
Few people like to talk about death, but research is suggesting that people should talk with loved ones about their wishes for their final days. You may be surprised which family member is most supportive.
Those born between 1941 and 1950, show an increase in average incomes between 1995-96 and 2005-06, and then a decline as they enter retirement.
When it comes to incomes, millennials in Australia haven't fallen behind.
South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill and SA Best leader Nick Xenophon provided different narratives about youth populations in the state.
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In a South Australian leaders' debate, Jay Weatherill and Nick Xenophon disagreed over the extent to which young people are leaving the state in search of better opportunities. We asked the experts.
Actor Robert De Niro and dancer Benjamin Millepied in Ermenegildo Zegna’s Fall 2017 campaign.
The clothing market for men over 55 is growing fast with the population. But who is designing their clothes?
‘Don’t mind me dear, I’ve got joint problems.’
Cannabis use among the baby boomer generation is on the rise, here's why.
Humanoid robots at an international robotics competition in Tehran, Iran, during 2014. Students from 22 countries, including Canada, were competing during the three-day event.
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In their relentless pursuit of research commercialization, and bigger robots, universities might miss the real opportunity of technology - to make our world a better place.
Inequality within generations is as pivotal as that between them.
We should encourage older women to see academic study as a fruitful, challenging way forward, regardless of age.
Female baby boomers who missed out earlier in life are now jumping at the opportunity to further their education.
Parkinson’s disease responds well to a range of treatments, but more specialists are needed to know how to best tailor treatment for patients.
Research has yielded new insights into Parkinson's disease, and treatments are expanding. But a shortage of doctors trained in the disease leaves a gap in care.
Between 1982 and 2013, the share of home owners among 25-34 year olds shrunk the most, by over 20%.
Between 1982 and 2013, the share of home owners among 25-34 year olds shrunk, by more than 20%. On the other hand, the share of home owners among those aged 65+ years has risen slightly.
Baby boomers who drink and take drugs risk a range of physical and mental problems that younger substance users don’t necessarily face.
More Australians over 50 are drinking and taking drugs than ever before. Here's why that can be a problem.
The generational 'war' is a con, designed to hide a darker truth.
Gen Z is the first generation born into a fully technological environment.
Managers have barely got to grips with the challenges posed by Millennials. What are they going to do with Generation Z?
It's become fashionable to suggest that generational designations are arbitrary or a 'myth.' But social scientists can pinpoint generational and cultural changes with a surprising degree of accuracy.
Without loyalty, employees don’t go the extra mile that’s needed to make a business competitive.
Breach of a psychological contract in the workplace can irreparably damage relationships and produce a number of undesirable outcomes.
Cultural scapegoating ‘still functions as a proxy for economic marginalisation’.
Smashed avo storms, news stories about lazy millennials ... Has anything changed in the 20 years since Mark Davis wrote his influential book Gangland?
Clementine Ford: one of the younger voices more visible now in mainstream media.
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It is 20 years since author Mark Davis wrote his influential book Gangland exploring the domination of baby boomers in public life. Is it time for a fresh exploration of 'generationalism' today?
Generation X and Y are equally, if not more aggressive than baby boomers when investing in property.
Business Briefing: how the attitudes of the next generation are changing the property market.
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There's been a shift in attitudes to the property market over generations, from owning a home as a right, to owning a home as a commodity.
The majority of retiring South Africans look to the state for support.
South Africa might want to consider raising its retirement age to 70 to cope with a challenge of an ageing population that's under-insured and relying on an already pressured public purse.
While it may be a surprise for some, seniors still enjoy sex. But assisted living facilities may work to keep the older lovers apart in an effort to protect them.