Parliamentarians are entitled to a good salary and pension benefits, but luxuries have no place in the current economic climate, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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TattooAge is a Dutch project showcasing elderly people with ink. The aim is to highlight that you're never too old to have a tattoo.
Relatives of an 80-year-old man have claimed he was still alive when the funeral company came to take away his body after being certified dead by the clinic.
"Because there is no funding, we had to advise the families to come and at least take their family members because there is now no money and there is nothing we can do. This is not a permanent setup."
She told police her sister had fallen but that she couldn’t lift her so instead she dressed her in a nappy and put a pillow under her head.
A project has been started in Tzaneen, Limpopo, to help keep pensioners busy and discourage them from indulging in alcohol.
Last year, Anne Cabot-Alletzhauser gained some valuable insights into how the financial services industry needs to address issues faced by women, the elderly and the financially uninformed.
But when researchers added medication, the strength of the association between depressive symptoms and falls dropped to insignificant levels.
Social clubs offer respite for the elderly. Every day, club members get exercise, two meals, the chance to make a small income through soap making or sewing, and plenty of company.
An elderly man was allegedly brutally beaten and left for dead after his car collided with another vehicle in Durban on Friday night.
New research has found that regular exercise reduces the risk of serious injury after a fall in older women by strengthening bones.
An elderly woman was rescued by police after being stuck in her bath with no food for eight days.
“It’s the second time she’s been abandoned by her relatives"
A new study shows that anger may lead to chronic illnesses in the elderly.
A Florida police officer filmed the touching moment three young men helped an 89-year-old woman and her 100-year-old husband into their car at a petrol station.
This 99-year-old swimmer gives youngsters a run for their money.
Since the average human lifespan has increased drastically, many people live for many decades past the current retirement age. Here are some ways to make your money (and health) last.
A group of 42 gogos have discovered you can have your cake... and eat it, thanks to their phenomenal crafting success.
Made with love, Johannesburg residents made and donated blankets to seniors at a retirement home in Johannesburg.
For elderly men, just a small amount of regular exercise – regardless of intensity – is as beneficial as giving up smoking, researchers said.
Low blood pressure might be linked to faster mental decline in older people with mild cognitive impairment, a new study shows.
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