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.
In a Pew Research survey, US adults were asked to categorize five factual statements and five not so factual - with younger respondents doing best.
Dramatic improvements in the health of the Indian economy have translated into substantial benefits for its citizens, who can now look forward to higher rates of education and a longer li...
Many European countries are revisiting how best to finance long-term care, balancing financial sustainability and the economic welfare of households. Using examples of Spain and Scotland,...
As populations age, our view of what it means to become older will have to change.