Phone calls, text messages and online audio and video chats during the pandemic exacerbated feelings of loneliness among older people, according to a study.
The pandemic is limiting how long some people will spend in the labour force. That, plus ageing populations, could spell trouble in the future, says a new report.
A new study has used brain scans to look at why superagers' memory is less affected by ageing and finds similarities to 25-year-olds' brains.
Scientists understand how people age now more than ever. Studies show that successful treatments to reverse or delay ageing are broadly beneficial.
COVID-19 is driving birthrates down globally – but it's not the only thing behind the global fertility decline. Here's what's happening and why it matters.
UK study reveals women did more unpaid work than men during 2020 lockdown. We need a care-led recovery to address the mental health and gender imbalances.
Ahead of the Jobs Reset Summit 2021, members of the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Healthy Ageing and Longevity to shared their insights.
If warming trends continue, expects say it’s almost certain summer deaths will increase. Healthcare measures need to be put in place.
COVID-19 shone a spotlight on older people's health. We need the same level of investment in preventative healthcare to ensure a health ageing population.
How Japan is solving transportation problems for its rural and increasingly elderly population offers a model for other countries and their ageing citizens
The Global Future Council on Healthy Ageing and Longevity shares ideas on how technology will enable people to live healthier, more fulfilling lives at all ages.
Mental health hubs in Australia are an effective way to provide mental health and social services in one location, writes psychologist Christine Grové.
To help older people integrate more into society, digital devices such as smart-watches could be adapted to highlight facilities within urban environments.
There will be a shift in the global ageing population from 7% today to 20% in the next few decades. This growth will be one of the greatest social, economic, and political transformations...
Research suggests that the number of residents registered in South Korea has decreased from 2011-2020, while the older population grew significantly.