We must put in measures to protect the young as well as the old.
Britain’s Royal Family, covering generations born before the Second World War and those born well after 2000, attend the 2017 Trooping of the Colour.
Millennials, Gen X, Baby Boomers. These generational labels are popular because of what they mean to us, even if it's not always useful.
Some boomers are on multiple medications. Combinations of those drugs could have serious side effects.
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As the boomers age, many will have medication issues. That can be compounded by the number of drugs they take, both prescription and over-the-counter.
Within the next decade, millions of seniors will be shopping for new housing.
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Assisted living facilities are one option for seniors. But finding clear and accurate information about them isn't easy.
What started as a SpongeBob meme took on a life of its own in 2019.
As the year winds down, we'll get you up to speed. Plus, there's no better way to kill a trend than to bring it up at the dinner table in front of your kids.
Too many informal carers have to choose between giving their older mum or dad the care they need and dropping out of the workforce.
A new system of carers' leave would allow middle-aged Australians to care for their ageing parents while staying in the workforce.
An employment law expert explains why you shouldn't use an age-related insult at work to demean an older colleague – an issue even the Supreme Court is now talking about.
Young people are going teetotal but older generations are failing to follow in their sober footsteps.
Elder abuse is far more common than many believe, making an already challenging time of life harder for those who are victims of it.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15; were you aware? Not many people are, yet abuse is growing. Two experts explain the trend and offer possible solutions.
Michael Bloomberg, Robert F. Smith and MacKenzie Bezos are among the big givers making headlines.
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As the debate over what ails philanthropy heats up, the questions are going beyond whether massive charitable donations help or hurt society.
Dogs get all the love.
Pet owners spend a lot more on dogs than cats, and new research suggests it has a lot to do with how differently canines and felines behave.
Baby boomers have shown the fastest rise in rates of alcohol and drug misuse in the last 15 years.
Baby boomers didn't all benefit from free education, and not all millennials are struggling to buy a home.
"Millennial snowflakes" are derided as weak and sensitive but this nastiness is patently false and actively harms progress on tackling mental health.
Healthy aging is a new norm, researchers say, with older adults having a new name and attitude.
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The age of the US is increasing, and with it, new expectations of health and happiness. Is the US prepared for the wave of baby boomers who will live long and want to be as healthy as they do?
A bartender pours drafts at Harpoon’s beer hall in Boston. Harpoon became partially employee-owned in 2014.
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New legislation may boost growth rate of employee-owned companies in the US, easing the impact of one of the largest transfers of wealth in American history.
Actors Luana Anders and Peter Fonda smoking a joint in a scene from the 1969 film ‘Easy Rider,’ a countercultural movie that influenced drug use by baby boomers in the 1960s.
Canada will soon legalize marijuana. For aging baby boomers, the move is a culmination of a cultural phenomenon that started in the 1960s.
High-rise retirement homes in the city are the future for baby boomers.
Tech-savvy baby boomers are driving the trend towards retirement living in high-rise city apartments.
Millennials dream of home ownership. In expensive cities like Toronto and Vancouver, they’re saving up to buy homes by living with their parents or taking on tenants once they save up enough to buy.
Canada's millennials want to own homes in the country's most expensive cities, Toronto and Vancouver. Here's how they're managing to do so, but is it sustainable?
A For Sale sign is shown outside a house under construction in a new subdivision in Beckwith, Ont., in January 2018.
Conventional wisdom suggests urban-dwelling millennials don’t want to live in the suburbs and don’t want to raise children in a two-bedroom downtown condo. Is it really true?
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If it's true millennials are being squeezed out of the housing market in some of Canada's biggest cities, here's what we can, and should, do about it.
New research shows childhood in Europe lasts on average until age 25, while old age starts at 60.
Where do baby boomers live?
Over the last 50 years, Americans have steadily gotten older, more bicoastal and less likely to move to a new city.
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.