It's more than just an old saying.
A growing number of lonely, impoverished and ailing South Koreans are rediscovering ways to entertain themselves after decades of hard work.
A nursing home in Japan is trialling 20 different models of robot to take care of and entertain the residents.
Patients can record symptoms doctors aren't able to see.
With Japan's population rapidly getting older and its stance on immigration remaining largely negative, this study examines the relationship between the two.
Japan has one of the world's oldest populations. Many elderly people feel isolated and they can't afford the cost of medical and social care.
New research looks at per capita income or GDP, welfare and happiness.
Women across the globe have 30-40% less money than men in retirement – despite often living longer. Why are they so much worse off?
More research is needed into the impact of loneliness on young people.
Where adults can most easily comprehend a word when they look at it straight on, children need to look a bit up and to the left. For faces, they need to look a bit up and to the right. Why?
By next year, there will be 73 million Millennials in the US.
New research shows that our perception of ageing changes as we get older.
Pension savings systems differ around the world but the largest of these pots mask a funding gap that is expected to reach $400 trillion by 2050.
Researchers have identified 15 genes responsible for the way we look, but work is still needed to identify which genes are responsible for specific features.
Patients are being prescribed activities rather than tablets as a way of making them healthier.