In A Society Where Knowledge Is Valued, Why Are We Overlooking The Insights That Our Seniors Can Share?
This year, the theme for the UN's International Day of Older People, centred around tapping into the talents and contributions
The dice falls unevenly and the inequalities in society could hardly be more vividly expressed than in the health and dignity of older people in later life. Not all the years of extra life we are enjoying will be in good health.
I'm proud to say I'm a fairly impressive Old Fart myself, at 60. Are you? Here are my top ten attributes of a Genuinely Magnificent Old Fart.
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.
Virgin Trains Change to Railcard Policy Will See a Hike in Rail Prices for Young, Disabled and Senior Citizens
I had finally done it. Six weeks ago I started my very first full time paid job in London. The trouble was, like most young people, I wasn't in the position to move to the city straight away. So, I made the decision to accept the job and commute daily from Birmingham until I was in a better position to move...
Georgina Haywood is a centenarian without fear, it seems, as she has marked her 100th birthday by skydiving and swimming
Residents at the Shenley Wood Retirement Village in Milton Keynes have found a delightful way to raise money for charity
Weed has been legalised in Washington, USA so the folks at Cut Video did what any normal person would do. They got three
How much do we love these photos? Viel, that's how much. Yes, we tip our hat today to the Contilla old people's home in Essen
Whether we use the term "digital divide" or not, we need to keep a very keen eye on what's happening below the surface, and how quickly (or not) each segment is changing its behaviour. In time, perhaps we will all be at the digital "promised land".