ageing


The infectious effects of divorce and marriage

Luma Simms | 14 September 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing, divorce, marriage


What happened when we introduced 4-year-olds to an old people’s home

Melrose Stewart and Malcolm Johnson | 22 August 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing, elderly, nursing homes


Silicon Valley’s creepy obsession with longevity

Heather Zeiger | 02 August 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: ageing, bioethics, immortality, longevity, Silicon Valley


As demographic winter sets in, the world will need far more palliative care

Michael Cook | 20 June 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing, demographic winter, demography


Is 115 the longest life we can hope for?

Marcus Roberts | 21 October 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing


Helping children understand dementia

Jane Fagan | 07 October 2016 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: ageing, grandparents, picture books


How to pay for an ageing Japan?

Marcus Roberts | 18 September 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing, healthcare, Japan, pension


Driving to Nebraska: Cinema, human dignity, and the elderly

Daniel Ross Goodman | 28 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: ageing, films, human dignity
At times, cinema succeeds where philosophy fails.


Big News! Our #2 is on the way!

Marcus Roberts | 08 July 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing, life expectancy, population growth


Growing old should not mean growing isolated

Derek Miedema | 09 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: ageing, Canada, community organizing
A social isolation epidemic among older people is being countered by community building initiatives.


32 years old and socially dead?

Marcus Roberts | 05 September 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing, intergenerational equity, lifestyle, parenthood
Apparently we turn into our parents at the age of 32.


Amour: does old age have any honour left?

Margaret Somerville | 24 January 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: ageing, euthanasia, film reviews
A harrowing film about a French couple’s struggle with dementia is a powerful but inadequate argument for legalized euthanasia.


“Till death do us part”

Christine Proulx and Teresa Cooney | 29 November 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: ageing, divorce, end-of-life care
As millions of divorced baby boomers age, some are rediscovering the meaning of their marriage vows.


UN: The World is Ageing

Marcus Roberts | 10 October 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing, Ban Ki-moon, United Nations
The world is ageing according to the UN. And we must "do something".


The Future of Two Economic Powerhouses

Marcus Roberts | 08 July 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing, China, Germany, one-child policy, retirement age
Worrying signs for the future of Germany and China.


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