Who's most likely to scam a senior? The answer may surprise you

2019-09-28 20:45

One in 10 US seniors experience some type of abuse each year – with the problem often going unreported.

'People who say negative things about age have personal insecurities' - Tyra Banks hits back at age shamers

2019-08-16 12:02

Tyra Banks has hit back at critics who shamed Bebe Rexha for being "too old" to be sexy.

Why you should dance your way to better health

2019-07-18 19:30

Studies have found that the heart-health benefits of dance are likely due to its bouts of high-intensity movement and it being a stress-relieving hobby one can do for life.

What helps black people keep facial ageing at bay? It's all in the bones – study

2019-06-28 21:00

'It is important for plastic surgeons to understand how the facial ageing process differs among racial and ethnic groups to provide the best treatment.'

Americans' pets help ease the ageing process

2019-04-08 20:00

Many ageing pet owners swear that their animal buddies help them better cope with the physical and mental issues that come with age.

How puzzles and games might help your ageing brain

2018-12-27 15:00

A new study suggests that while active brains do decline over time, they do so from a higher 'starting point'.

Only endurance exercise slows down ageing

2018-12-04 06:59

The benefits of exercise are endless. However, only endurance training is able to slow our rate of ageing.

Here's what predicts a woman's odds of living till 90

2018-08-28 06:43

Women whose mothers lived a long and healthy life have a good chance of doing the same, a new study suggests.

SEE: 84-year-old former Olympic gymnast still performing gravity-defying routines

2018-08-02 19:06

A former world class athlete, who competed in the Olympics twice, is still performing gymnastic routines at the grand old age of 84.

The pressures of turning 50 - to climb a mountain or not

2018-07-11 18:30

I am a few weeks short of turning 50 and am finding myself to be in a flat-out panic. I cannot for the life of me reconcile myself to being fifty years old, writes Howard Feldman.


It's never too late to reap health rewards of exercise, strength training

2019-08-31 09:45

The health benefits of movement can extend to all ages, according to a professor of gerontology and geriatric medicine.

In a world where anti-ageing creams are the best-selling beauty products, why does Face App have us posting our future wrinkles on social media?

2019-07-19 16:27

Is it proof that age-positive conversations have us finally embracing the concept of ageing or is it just another social media fad?

Ageism disappears when young and old spend time together

2019-07-14 15:30

A new study has found that the topic of ageism is beginning to gain momentum, not only on local levels, but at globally as well.

A negative outlook on growing older can be more harmful than you realise

2019-05-28 16:20

People who have negative views about the ageing process or growing older have lower levels of satisfaction and well-being. They are also more likely to be hospitalised or die young.

Skin 'glow' test might someday spot disease risk early

2018-12-29 15:00

A skin light test called 'autofluorescence' can be used as a first screening method to predict type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and mortality.

5 celebs that make 40 look like the new 30

2018-12-21 13:09

These celebrities will make you wish you had good genes or inspire you to get fit.

Tech elites are paying huge amounts to freeze stem cells from liposuctioned fat as a 'back up' for a longer life

2018-09-13 13:51

Stem cells have a range of potential therapeutic uses in conditions such as diabetes and heart disease, since they can turn into any kind of cell.

BOOK REVIEW: What happens to wealth as populations age?

2018-08-16 05:45

Economic growth of both the poorest decile and the top 1% has been lifted, but not the middle class, says Ian Mann. What happens when wealth isn't simply transferred across generations?

The best way to avoid gaining weight as you age has little to do with your metabolism, according to science

2018-07-26 09:34

Contrary to popular belief, none of these involves trying to "boost" your metabolism, which doesn't really budge.

Feeling younger than your age could be a sign your brain is healthy, according to new research

2018-07-08 12:10

Some people may be more aware of their ageing brains and resign to the fact they are getting older. This could have an impact on their cognitive abilities.

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