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BALLOONING healthcare costs, labour shortages and financial services for the elderly: for the first time on Sunday, the world's top policymakers are tackling economic issues relating to ageing and...

WHEN my youngest son George was 11 years old, he sat my wife Judith and I down one day and asked if he could take a gap year from school.

[BEIJING]  At a gated community for Chinese senior citizens, retired military personnel, film-makers and top university professors settle into a new routine: ballet lessons, weightlifting and...

[SAKURA, Japan] Katsuya Kodama's wife died two years ago, and the 77-year-old keeps her ashes on a Buddhist altar in their suburban Tokyo home....

[NEW YORK] The muscles of older men and women who have exercised for decades are indistinguishable in many ways from those of healthy 25-year-olds, according to an uplifting new study of a group...

THE most common risk factor for serious disease is old age. Heart disease, cancer, stroke, neurological conditions, diabetes - all increase radically with advancing years.

The most common risk factor for serious disease is old age. Heart disease, cancer, stroke, neurological conditions, diabetes — all increase radically with advancing years. And the older a person...

[YOKOSUKA, JAPAN] Unclaimed urns containing ashes of the dead are piling up by the thousands across Japan, creating storage headaches and reflecting fraying family ties and economic pressures in a...

EUROPEAN GOVERNMENTS must make changes now to cushion the effects of an ageing population or risk grave economic harm, a top European Central Bank (ECB) official said on Wednesday.

WHEN Honda Motor Co launched the latest version of its N-Box a year ago, it promoted features on the pint-sized car such as error-detecting pedals, automatic emergency braking and moveable seats...