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Work and relationship 'milestones' have been disrupted by the pandemic. Let's embrace that.
Deal With It is a brand new podcast that boldly addresses some of the most important issues we so often choose to ignore. In our first episode host Ellie Taylor talks about the negative attitudes associated with ageing with Dr Zoe Williams.
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Two octogenarian lovers, one living in Denmark and the other in Germany, are determined to keep meeting every day for a picnic and a chat on either side of the border, which has been shut to help curb the spread of coronavirus. Inga Rasmussen, 85, who lives in Gallehus on the Danish side, met Karsten Tuechsen Hansen, 89, two years ago. Both widowed, they quickly fell in love. Like many lovers around the world in this time of the coronavirus pandemic and restrictions on free movement, they face obstacles in meeting up but they are not easily deterred.
“What – and I cannot stress this enough – the f**k is going on?"
An ageing society isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Yes, there are more older people but there is plenty to be had from more longevity
After retiring from a career in chemical engineering, Menashi Wilson started volunteering at the New England Aquarium in Boston. 24 years later, the octogenarian has become something of an octopus whisper. Wilson loves the highly intelligent animals, designing puzzle boxes for them to solve and spends time rubbing their backs and wrestling their arms. He says his relationship with the octopuses has made his retirement fun and engaging.
She now gets mistaken for her 20-year-old son's girlfriend.
Researchers said cancer survivors are more likely to develop long-term conditions, and sooner than the rest of the general population.
Experts called for more research to help lengthen the lifespans of cancer survivors.
People who have had cancer age faster than those who haven’t lived with the disease, according to a study. Writing in the