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.
Loneliness is a global problem. But could the answer be as simple as encouraging people to talk to one another on public transport?
As few as one in four Americans have money saved to see them through retirement, according to the US Federal Reserve. And even the older generation has not put enough aside to support the...
There’s a growing retirement savings gap, which means many of us will live longer than we have funds to provide for. We need to change our approach to investing in order to close the savi...
At age 33, Nobuaki Nagashimahe was diagnosed with Werner syndrome, a disease that causes the body to age too fast.
Researchers have revealed the typical trajectory of optimism we experience throughout out lives, and it's generally good news for people in their 50s.
New research suggests that we have two peaks of creativity throughout our careers. Conceptual innovators experience theirs at 25, whilst experimental innovators experience one in their mi...
The human race is at a crucial point in its history, as its population growth begins to decline.
Neuroscientist Sara Lazar found that people who practiced meditation had more gray matter in the part of the brain linked to decision-making and working memory: the frontal cortex.
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.