Road Rage, Snoozing and Turning Down the Telly - Getting Old Sucks

David Mooney | Posted 26.01.2017 | UK Comedy
David Mooney

I used to be able to do simple things like get out of bed in a morning. Previously, the alarm would sound and I'd wake up, turn it off, get showered and leave the house. That's a skill that's deserted me; either I need to snooze six times to be able to face the day or my body hurts for no reason whatsoever.

Perry Wants OAP Reunion For 'Friends'

PA | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Matthew Perry has said the Friends reunion should only happen when the cast are really old. The 43-year-old actor - who played Chandler Bing in the...

93-Year-Old Dentist Is World's Fittest Pensioner (VIDEO)

SWNS | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The world's fittest pensioner is refusing to take it easy in 2013 - tackling THREE major fitness championships at the age of 93. Sprightly Charles ...

Social Care Funding 'Can Be Found By Diverting NHS Budget'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK

The way the social care system is funded needs urgent reform to meet the needs of an ageing population, health experts said on Tuesday. More publi...

WATCH: 86-Year-Old German Gymnast Wows The Crowds

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Comedy

On the same day we discover that there's a 22-month-old toddler out there that can climb to the top of a homemade bouldering wall, comes this extraord...

WATCH: 94-Year-Old Dancing To Dubstep

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 28.12.2011 | UK Comedy

We want to believe the wonderful lady dancing in the video above is 94, we really do. But her willingness to whip out the funky chicken whilst boogiei...

Pen Still Works After Spending 25 Years Inside OAP's Stomach (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 22.12.2011 | UK Comedy

After 25 years swimming about in stomach acid, a fully-functioning pen has been removed by surgeons at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital Foundation ...

Slow Queues for Old Folk? They Don't Have Time for That!

Mike Peake | Posted 06.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Peake

To almost anyone under 40 or so, it's as if pensioners are from a different planet - despite evidence to the contrary should you take the time to actually speak to one. It's not all Dame Vera Lynn and pre-decimalisation nostalgia. You can have whole conversations without the war cropping up even once.

Pensioner Dies After Being Run Down By Car Thief

PA | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK

A pensioner has died after being run down by a thief who stole his car. The death of the 76-year-old in Larkhall, Lanarkshire, is being treated as ...

Pensioners' Cost Of Living 'Soars By 20 Per Cent'

PA | Posted 18.12.2011 | UK

Pensioners have seen their cost of living soar by around 20% since the start of the credit crunch, Saga has said. Compared with four years ago,...