Researchers believe that it’s better to think about older people not in terms of their chronological ages, but in terms of their remaining life expectancy.
A look at how attitudes to well-being play in to life expectancy, and how gender and wealth can make a difference.
People experience the health problems of the average 65-year-old at different ages around the world, with citizens in some countries ageing 30 years faster than others.
The data point is part of a broader trend with widespread consequences for productivity, inflation, and global growth, economists warn.
The wide ranging macroeconomic effects of ageing populations around the world will require significant changes to monetary policy and financial systems.
More of us are living longer helped by better healthcare and better food, but an ageing global population presents its own challenges. A little Bushidō in our lunches could help.
A majority of employees in most parts of the world don't take their company's well-being schemes seriously – a sign that employers need to do more.
South Korea is introducing a raft of measures to show women more respect, designed to encourage them to have more children.
With the whole world to choose from, where would you choose to spend your golden years? This year's Global Retirement Index selects the top 10 destinations for retirees.
For the first time since 1948, retirement-age employees outnumber teenagers in the American workforce. It's time to embrace the five-generation workplace.
A new study sheds light on health inequalities in Europe, the UK and the US across different education levels and gender.
A Dutch study has set the maximum average lifespan for human beings at 115 years.
You might think modern medicine's ability to keep us alive would have put a halt on evolution - you'd be wrong.
Chile's pensions system is one of the most sustainable in the world, but it scores less highly on measures of adequacy. The government is proposing reforms to address this, and close the ...
Global projections for 2050 are mind-boggling: 1.6 billion people aged 65 and over and a $400 trillion retirement savings gap. Our elderly population deserves better than that.