Elderly


This is hard-working America at its absolute best

Michael Cook | 29 March 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: elderly, Elderly, retirement age, USA, usa, work, Work
94-year-old Loraine Mauer is still serving customers


Ageing in harmony: why the third act of life should be musical

Jennifer MacRitchie | 02 June 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: elderly, health, music
Music programmes offer many general benefits to health and wellbeing.


Will your hologram replace you?

Denyse O'Leary | 19 May 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: bereavement, elderly, virtual reality


Retirement a distant dream for some

Shannon Roberts | 14 January 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: elderly, retirement age, Singapore


Will our elders be left behind with dying media?

Denyse O'Leary | 26 Dec 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: elderly, media literacy, new media


Elderspeak is demeaning

Craig Klugman | 25 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: elderly, elderspeak, human dignity
Why are residents of nursing homes addressed as if they were children?


Bringing the elderly back to life with music

Michael Cook | 14 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: dementia, elderly, music
A touching documentary asks why so many elderly have been abandoned in dehumanising nursing homes.


Should they be driven off the road?

Shannon Roberts | 10 November 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: baby boomers, demography, driving, elderly, laws


Skills gap looms for United Kingdom

Shannon Roberts | 19 November 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: elderly, skills shortage, United Kingdom


Hey! Old People! Stop being a burden on the rest of us!

Marcus Roberts | 19 February 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: elderly, euthanasia, Japan
The Japanese finance minister has decided that his party doesn't need the elderly vote.


“I don’t want to be a burden”

Paul Russell | 22 January 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: elderly, euthanasia, suicide
Why isn't elder suicide seen as a shameful failure of our care networks?


Malaysia’s planned new eco-city

Shannon Roberts | 05 November 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Elderly, environment, Malaysia
Malaysia is planning a new green, energy efficient eco-city called “Iskandar Malaysia”. The country expects the new development, which covers about 2500 square kilometres, to have 3 million residents by 2025.


A taste for (a healthy, happy long) life: an Italian Family!

Vincenzina Santoro | 05 September 2012 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: elderly, Italy


The elderly - a boon for the economy?

Marcus Roberts | 30 April 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing population, economics, elderly, University College London
A new report suggests that the elderly are economically beneficial.


Dementia to triple worldwide by 2050

Shannon Buckley | 12 April 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Dementia, Elderly, euthanasia, World Health Organisation
It makes sense that with an aging baby boomer population the effects of aging will also increase over the coming decades. So it doesn’t come as too much of a surprise that the World Health Organisation (“WHO”) expects cases of people living with dementia to triple worldwide by 2050. The WHO report has has brought renewed support for euthanasia from some.


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