Powerful Film Explains Why Dementia Isn't A 'Natural Part Of Ageing'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Many of us have experienced the heartache of watching a loved-one suffer from dementia, but the illness isn't an inevitable part of ageing. In the ...

Boy, 7, And Man, 64, Have An Adorable Conversation About Life

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A seven-year-old boy and a 64-year-old man had an adorable conversation about life. Reflecting on what they have learned over the years and offerin...

Ladies, Isn't It Time We Embraced Our Age?

Katie Portman | Posted 09.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Portman

Why is a number so important to us? And why are we so fearful of ageing? I looked at my stunning friend the other day and I listened to her fears. I heard what she was saying and I absolutely understood. But it didn't half make me feel a little sad. Because she doesn't see what I see.

Sod Ageing, Screw Ageing

Muir Gray | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Muir Gray

Here in Britain, we love to depict the pensioner as a sort of curmudgeonly character shuffling around, bent over their walking stick, complaining about anything to anyone who will listen. Just look at the 'elderly crossing' sign which lines our roads! This is a classic example of the outdated image of ageing.

World AIDS Day - Beyond the Headlines, Listening to Women's Voices

Jacqui Stevenson | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK
Jacqui Stevenson

HIV doesn't often make the headlines, which is part of the reason why World AIDS Day is a big deal for advocates - the one day a year that the media i...

The Most Positive Things About Being In Your Forties

Anniki Sommerville | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Anniki Sommerville

Age has it advantages. It's great that men in white vans no longer shout 'YOU SLAG' out the window as they speed past. I like the fact that sometimes when I've had a particularly bad day I get offered a seat on the tube.

Reducing Isolation Amongst Older People This Festive Season

Beth Britton | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Britton

For many older people, Christmas can be the most isolating time of the year. The whirlwind of the festive season can easily go on around, rather than involve, many older people particularly if they don't have a family they see regularly or groups within their local community who provide support.

Meet the Super-Women Who Aim To Empower Us All

Ian Spero | Posted 23.10.2015 | UK Tech
Ian Spero

Earlier this month I gave a speech highlighting the need for a revolution in long term care at the Economic Ministry in Warsaw. The building brough...

92-Year-Old Pens Poem About Wrinkles, Melts Hearts Everywhere

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

An elderly woman's poem about getting older has captured the hearts of thousands. The beautifully written verse called 'The Gift Wrap & The Jewel' ...

Health in the Balance

Dean Hodgkin | Posted 20.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dean Hodgkin

Fall related injuries affect a third of people over 65 each year, often leading to hospital admission and in many cases seriously impacting quality of life thereafter, including dropping out of social circles and even loss of independence.

This Model Agency Is Changing The Conversation Around Age And Beauty

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 20.10.2015 | UK Style

For women in their forties, fifties and beyond, the fashion industry is finally starting to grow up - we're living in an age where we're over age sham...

We Could All Learn Something From This 62-Year-Old Bodybuilder

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A 62-year-old bodybuilder has dished out some sage words of advice about ageing. Lazaro Almanaras is a personal trainer and bodybuilder from Ealing...

Seeing Our Way to a Healthy Future

Mike Daw | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Daw

Research can make a huge difference, 25 years ago a corneal transplant had a 50/50 chance of success - now it has a 90 percent chance. Cataract procedures are now routine, laser eye surgery is nowadays a very safe procedure - but that is only through years of research.

The Country's Eye Health Picture Is Unclear

Jade Etherington | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK
Jade Etherington

Skiing for my country during the Sochi Paralympic Games was one of the proudest moments of my life, but it is not an opportunity I would have had were it for experiencing one of the most frightening experiences a person can go through - losing your sight...

We Live in an Agile Age, Let's Make the Most of It!

Ian Spero | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK Tech
Ian Spero

Traditional health and adjacent business will be affected, shaped and in some case redefined. We all stand to win from this revolution which could make ageing a lot more fun than it is for many older adults today. The future really is in our hands.

4 Simple Tests To Find Out How Well You're Ageing

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We often get caught up worrying about what ageing will do to our looks -- from wrinkles in our skin to gray in our hair. But true ageing is more than ...

What's Your Inside Age?

Lorna Harris | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lorna Harris

So, I'm taking back what I said tonight. I'm not 37. I'm 41, and I'm cool with that. I have to tell myself that it's as young as I will ever be again and should therefore be embraced.

Why I Am Glad To Be Growing Another Year Older

Leigh Kendall | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Parents
Leigh Kendall

It's an irony of life that when as children we are eager to be older, to be an adult with responsibilities and to make our own decisions. Yet when we are an adult we wish we could liberate ourselves from those wished-for responsibilities, slow down the clock against ageing.

I'm Just Looking Out for My 60-Year-Old Self

Grace Olivia Parry | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Grace Olivia Parry

As children, we drink our milk and eat our vegetables to grow big and strong. As teens, we follow the advice of our elders, rushing to become adults. But when we get there, hitting our mid-twenties, what's next? Not everyone tells you to look out for your older-self.

Third Of Office Workers 'Too Busy' For Health And Wellbeing

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're too busy at work to take a loo break, let alone exercise, then you're not alone. In fact, we're a nation of desk potatoes according to a...

Disrupting the Age Game

Sara McKee | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sara McKee

Three years ago I started the Evermore journey, determined to provide positive lifestyle choices for people in later life. Key to this has been changing the conversation around ageing as for too long it had focussed on either decrepitude or the cost of care.

Getting Older

Mr Pickwick | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Mr Pickwick

Like many people, Mrs Pickwick has an unfortunate tendency to complain about her age. Far from being a wizened old hag, she displays radiance and bea...

The Art of Growing Old Disgracefully

Caroline Feraday | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Caroline Feraday

I want to celebrate my birthday in the manner I've always celebrated by birthdays. Dancing in a nightclub until I can't feel my feet for two days. I know. I'm 'supposed' to have grown out of that aren't I? So that's the rub: Act young and you might get thought tragic. Act older and it's - well - it's boring.

Engaged Couple Get A Makeover To See What They'll Look Like At 90

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Kristie and Tavis are due to get married in one month's time. But will the twenty-somethings still be attracted to each other when they're 50? How...

10 Ways To Keep Your Brain In Tip Top Shape

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you've recently put your slippers in the fridge and are worried that your grey matter isn't getting enough stimulation, then keep reading. “Th...