Learning for life: The higher the level of education, the lower the risk of dying
While the benefits of education are greatest for young people, those over 50 years still benefit from the protective effects of education.
Is rapid change aging us?
Is there any meaning of aging? Does it serve any evolutionary function, or is it indeed a bitter and fatal by-product of life? Read what the researchers have to say.
People taking adult education classes run lower risk of dementia
How can we best keep our brain fit as we grow older?
Men 'less satisfied with life' when their female partner is the only earner
Unemployed men may be particularly vulnerable to isolation and loneliness given they are less likely than women to have community or care-based social networks to draw on.
Fighting loneliness by finding purpose
A sense of purpose in life — whether it’s a high-minded quest to make a difference or a simple hobby with personal meaning — can offer potent protection against loneliness.
Americans' spending declines consistently after age 65
The findings contradict traditional wisdom that spending will be constant or even increase during older age.
Ageism, sexism and racism still rife in labor market
A series of experiments found the younger white British male was 29% more likely than the 50-year-old black British female to be offered a job interview.
You're only as old as you (psychologically) feel
How old are you, really? Most likely, your real age has little to do with your chronological age.
You can teach an old dog a brand-new trick!
Mental performance, self-confidence, psychological resilience and well-being can be improved in the 50-plus generation.
Social isolation and loneliness increase the risk of death from heart attack, stroke
25% of U.S. adults aged over 65 are socially isolated and the prevalence of loneliness is even higher.
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