"There are concerns that social care quality may diminish with the use of robots, because robots are incapable of fulfilling the social or emotional needs of older care recipients and may...
Ageing is inevitable, but keeping active can slow it down and increase life expectancy.
A study in South Africa has highlighted how unhealthy ageing takes its toll on health and income. But strong social policies can promote healthy ageing and protect the economic well-being...
Concerns about not having enough money in retirement are universal. Global attitudes towards spending and saving highlight worrying patterns among employees worldwide.
Population ageing is driven by three principal forces: declining fertility, increasing longevity, and the progression of large-sized cohorts to older ages.
More than 80% of global GDP is generated by countries with rapidly ageing populations. This fact will have profound consequences both economically and politically - as these countries' ex...
Cohousing for ageing baby boomers offers a greater sense of community. Could this be the key to resolving the fact that 1 in 3 people over age 45 are lonely?
An increasing number of old people is changing Japan’s population dynamics.
Rugby brings a sense of community to Japan's elderly population, whilst also keeping them active.
Spending time with work colleagues older than you can teach you lessons in future happiness, success and life.
A team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic tail to keep its population mobile and productive.
Gardening is being used as a means for the elderly to socialise, make new friends, and fend off loneliness in Singapore's ageing population.
Speakers from our recent AMNC panel on longevity share their insights into the feasibility and ethics of extending our lifespans.
Loneliness among Americans increases with age, and can vary widely depending on gender and a number of other demographic factors.
The best learning agent is that of the human mind, and modelling how humans learn could help develop robots that we can interact with naturally, say computer scientists.