When Maree was given flowers by a TikTok influencer, she felt ‘de-humanised’ and reduced to her age. Here is how benevolent ageism shows up in our society.
Respite care needs to be understood as a service for the carer as much as for the older person they care for.
Avoiding talk of death won’t make it disappear.
Our research is countering some previous ideas about what factors might slow down ageing. Further study could help us create targeted treatments in humans too.
Video calls with younger relatives can be awkward - but only if we let them.
A compound in sea squirts seemed to reverse some of the signs of ageing in middle-aged mice, but will it work in humans?
Old women remain the butt of jokes; they are some of society’s most marginalised people. But age also invites us to become our most authentic selves, writes Carol Lefevre.
Sadly, the sexual desire of women over 50 is often unrepresented, misrepresented, and shown as comedic in culture – the new Australian film depicts a different reality.
Here’s what to consider when buying anti-ageing skincare products.
Older women and gay men both rarely see themselves reflected on the small screen.
Someone who is self-aware may be a better choice then your nearest and dearest, when it comes to enacting your will and preferences as you age.
Forgetfulness is often regarded as a sign of old age. But what exactly is going on in the brain that makes it more difficult for older people to remember things?
Sometimes Granny can be a bit too honest. This is a normal part of ageing.
As the Winter Olympics are showing, the unique cultures of action sports seem to support long careers among the top athletes – something other sports and society in general could learn from.
We measured financial literacy among 589 informal carers that substantially helped an older person make a decision about paying for residential aged care. Less than half were financially literate.
Amazon founder is funding a biotechnology startup that is looking to reverse ageing.
People living in sustainable dwellings may use less energy and water which leads to lower bills. But older people may suffer cognitive decline and struggle to use sustainable technology devices.
Algorithms have been shown to discriminate on the basis of race and gender. Studying age-related discrimination is essential to develop more equitable AI systems and technologies.
Ageing is the single biggest risk factor for developing multimorbidity.
Managing your stress could help you live longer.