A look at the research around preserving our brain health and keeping mentally active.
These are the things research has shown to reduce a person’s risk of cognitive decline as they age.
New research is putting the first generation of kids to grow up with the smartphone into sharp relief.
How EU countries can work together to care for their elderly.
New research looks at happiness at different ages, showing it to peak in our early twenties and old age, and hitting its lowest in our early 50.
What happened when we introduced four-year-olds to an old people’s home.
A study by a team from the Houston Methodist Research Institute showed the potential of a treatment that targets telomeres in chromosomes to reverse cellular aging.
Scientists are reevaluating the limits of the human lifespan.
More than half of Japanese companies are planning to raise the retirement age of their workforce.
Research has looked at the cortical thickness of 'yoginis' versus non-practioners, finding that yoga could help prevent cognitive decline.
Millennials are outspending their older peers at restaurants, new credit card spending data from Bank of America Merrill Lynch shows.
Children as young as 5 are feeling 'financial pressures' to have a big house, the latest gadgets, and designer clothes.
Researchers have developed a play-based educational program that can teach babies a second language in just one hour per day.
Research shows that, amongst older adults, friendships are actually a stronger predictor of health and happiness than relationships with family members.
Information technology has become a barrier for older people, blocking them off from a fast-changing world.