300,000 more workers in this age group in UK are now economically inactive, pointing to a major challenge for the government.
Australian policy is increasingly focused on what’s known as ‘successful ageing’ – helping people feel satisfied, happier and healthier as they age. But for that, you need access to affordable energy.
Older Americans are often taught to be fearful of hackers and scammers in their midst while also being told to investigate potential threats. Better advice is to not engage.
It’s time to rethink these physical environments with peoples’ fundamental human needs at the heart of design.
In the first analysis of its kind, researchers interviewed Australians over 50 who have been house-sitting for more than a year.
Without these older Australians, my research wouldn’t be where it is today. So let’s meet a few of them.
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.
Older people are often labelled technophobic, but since lockdown the digital divide is closing as more and more use technology to connect with others.
Older adults’ experience of violent death is different to that of younger adults, our new research finds.
There’s a global trend towards ‘third age entrepreneurship’, but the motivations behind these senior start-ups might surprise.
Older adults are assets, but they shouldn’t be commodities.
Internet access should be a basic human right.
Distributing a vaccine is a bit like boarding a plane — we can’t all board at the same time. So who gets priority? There are a few reasons we should consider vaccinating older people first.
All exercise is beneficial for our overall health – regardless of age.
Prejudice toward older Americans can impact their physical and emotional health.
Safety measures put in place to protect older people from contracting COVID-19 may also be placing them at greater risk of experiencing abuse.
What’s in a word? Plenty, when it comes to the choices we use to describe people over 60. Stigma against older people that has been evident during the COVID-19 pandemic shows why it’s time to change.
Households headed by the elderly are likely to be particularly vulnerable in the COVID-19 pandemic.
We’ve got 6 tips and a tailored exercise program to help you keep active at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
People of all ages need to work together to help keep society functional.