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Revealed: The Exercise That Could Help You Live Longer

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Forget aerobics, pumping iron could help you live longer. For 15 years, researchers followed over 30,000 people aged 65 and over to see how their fitn...

Vogue Features 100-Year-Old Model For First Time Ever

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK Style

A new fashion campaign is aiming to prove that "ageism is so last century." Department store Harvey Nichols chose 100-year-old model Bo Gilbert, to st...

Three-Day Week Could Be Best For Workers Over 40

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you're over 40 and looking to cut down the number of days you work, science might have found a very credible reason for going part-time. A new stu...

Watch 78-Year-Old Grandma Shirley Deadlift 225 Pounds

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Shirley Webb is a 78-year-old grandmother with a penchant for lifting pretty hefty weights at the gym. Webb can deadlift 225lbs (that's more than 16 ...

Exercise Your Way to Better Brain Power

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

All groups who exercised saw some benefit in visual-spatial processing (the ability to perceive where objects are in space and how far apart they are from each other), as well as an increase in overall attention levels and ability to focus.

How Over-40s Could Double Their Chances Of Living Past 70

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Middle-aged people who adopt healthier lifestyles could double their chances of living past 70, health officials have said. Everyday habits and beh...

Wellbeing Levels Increase For People In Late 60s

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People in their late sixties experience an increase in wellbeing, research has shown. A study of more than 3,000 participants by the Medical Resear...

100-Year-Old Yogi Can Downward Dog Better Than You

Guzelian | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A 100-year-old great grandmother is still a picture of health thanks to over 30 years of dedication to yoga. Jean Dawson, from Cottingley, West Yo...

Watch The First Ever 50+ Fashion Week Catwalk Show

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Style

As London Fashion Week prepares to begin, today marks another very special event in the style calendar. The first ever 'Fifty Plus Fashion Week' sh...

UK's Oldest Person Set To Celebrate 113th Birthday In Style

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The UK's oldest person, Gladys Hooper, has turned 113 today (Monday 18 January) and will be celebrating in style with a hearty slice of cake and a cup...

Grandma Receives Pillow Made From Late Husband's Shirt In Tear-Jerking Video

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Grab the tissues. An elderly woman broke down after receiving a touching gift from her daughter - a pillow made from her late-husband's shirt. T...

Youth? Been There, Done That

Dr Rafael Euba | Posted 04.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Rafael Euba

The stereotypes place old age somewhere else, in a different plane, where human individual dimensions don't normally apply. Perhaps this serves a protective function: as long as "old" is somewhere else, one can stay truly young by simply not going there.

Powerful Advert About Love And Dementia Will Have You Tearing Up In Seconds

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We've finally found a Christmas advert to rival John Lewis on the tearjerker stakes. The above ad shows the tender moment an elderly couple recall ...

Delivery Driver Hailed A 'Hero' For Saving Elderly Man's Life Who Had Collapsed At Home Alone

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A delivery driver for a local pharmacy has been heralded a "hero" after saving an elderly man's life who had collapsed at home. Colin, who works fo...

This 101-Year-Old Playing In The Snow Will Melt Your Heart

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Albina Foisy is 101 years old. She also loves snow. A lot. The centenarian, who is from British Columbia, was filmed elatedly making snowballs by h...

#WereNoAngels Campaign Launches Against Victoria's Secret Lingerie Model Stereotypes

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Style

Victoria's Secret: men love it and women - well, they aren't quite sure how they feel about it. Some of us love the body confidence the models exu...

Grandparents Reenact 'Up' For 60th Anniversary And It's Adorable

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

An elderly couple, both in their eighties, have given us all of the feels by reenacting 'Up' for their 60th wedding anniversary. The adorable video...

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.

Parkinson's Drug Trial Helps Patients Walk And Talk Again

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A drug used to treat leukaemia has been shown to improve cognitive function and physical movement in patients with Parkinson's disease. The small c...

94-Year-Old Is Internet Famous After Modelling Nephew's Ebay Goods

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If your Ebay strategy isn't pulling in the big bucks, then take a leaf out of this guy's book. Bulgarian Ebay seller 'Retrooobg' gets his aunt to m...

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...

Elderly Man Sings To 93-Year-Old Dying Wife, Breaks All Of Our Hearts

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Tissues at the ready. An elderly man has been filmed singing a love song to his dying wife in what is quite possibly the most heartwarming video w...

Britain's First Care Home For Elderly LGBT People On The Cards

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A nursing home for LGBT people could be built in the UK over the next three years. The care home, which would be the first of its kind in this coun...

Wonderful Clip Of Elderly Man Waiting At Airport Will Melt Your Heart

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A video of an elderly man has captured the hearts of many, after he was spotted waiting patiently to greet his lady friend as she arrived at the airpo...

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 ...