ageing

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How old is old?

Ipsos survey reveals at what age a person is considered old

How old is old?

It may be time to rethink our perception of ageing. Maybe we should listen to ...

Lack of sleep can hurt your gut

Lack of sleep can hurt your gut

Lack of sleep can hurt your gut

A new study indicates that poor sleep can negatively affect your gut microbiome.

Your walk can predict Alzheimer’s

Your walk can predict Alzheimer’s

Your walk can predict Alzheimer’s

The way people walk is an indicator of how fast their brains are ageing.

What can I do about my cough?

Why do I have a cough and what can I do about it?

What can I do about my cough?

What is a cough anyway? And what’s the best way to get rid of it?

Brain activity linked to longevity

Brain activity linked to longevity

Brain activity linked to longevity

Scientists have found a link between neural activity and ageing.

The surgery that makes you safer

The surgery that makes you safer

The surgery that makes you safer

Australian researchers used a driving simulator to test the success of cataract surgery.

Enjoy the moment

Enjoy the moment – we may not pass this way again

Enjoy the moment

Peter Leith is 90 … and learning much about the art of living.

Older Aussies leading the world

Older Aussies leading the world

Older Aussies leading the world

Australia has ranked second in a study measuring the resilience of global workforces.

How money woes affect ageing

How money woes affect ageing

How money woes affect ageing

Adults who spend four years in economic hardship are at risk of accelerated ageing.

The happiest time of your life

Expert explains why your 70s are the happiest time of your life

The happiest time of your life

‘We realise our runway is short, and we also simultaneously realise how fortunate we are ...

Right to drive at risk?

Right to drive at risk?

Right to drive at risk?

It seems that there are more and more challenges to keeping your licence as you ...

Australian men top life expectancy

Australian men top life expectancy

Australian men top life expectancy

Australian men are now living longer than any other group of males in the world.

Exercises for better sex

Regular physical activity good for your sex life

Exercises for better sex

A stronger libido and better orgasms can be attained through regular exercise.

How sleep affects the way we age

How sleep and social activities affect the way we age

How sleep affects the way we age

Lessons learnt from the Super Agers and other pivotal ageing studies.

Drones to prevent falls in elderly

Drones to prevent falls in elderly

Drones to prevent falls in elderly

Drones, smartphones and sensors could provide a lifeline to older Australians.

Take control of how you age

Here’s how you can take control of the way you’re ageing

Take control of how you age

Lessons learnt from the Super Agers and other key ageing studies.

Older Aussies and housing choices

Older Aussies and housing choices

Older Aussies and housing choices

Safety and security and having somewhere that feels like home are critical.

Why do women live longer?

Why do women live longer than men?

Why do women live longer?

Biological and behavioural factors may partly explain why women live longer than men.

10 easy oral health care tips

10 easy oral health care tips for older Australians

10 easy oral health care tips

The four regular habits we all need to observe to ensure optimum oral health.

‘Tickle’ therapy slows ageing

‘Tickle’ therapy reduces the effects of ageing, improves quality of life

‘Tickle’ therapy slows ageing

Who would have thought that ‘tickling’ could be so beneficial for your health?

Weight linked to brain ageing

Weight linked to brain ageing

Weight linked to brain ageing

Having a bigger waistline in your 60s may be linked with brain ageing years later.

Multiple meds put over-70s at risk

Multiple meds put over-70s at risk

Multiple meds put over-70s at risk

Almost one million Australians aged 70 and over take five or more medications daily.

Can moderate drinking prolong life?

Can moderate drinking prolong life?

Can moderate drinking prolong life?

Study shows that moderate drinkers had lower mortality rates than people who abstain.

What to do about sensitive teeth

What to do about sensitive teeth

What to do about sensitive teeth

There are few things more painful than sensitive teeth, but help is at hand.

Young blood can delay ageing

Young blood can delay ageing

Young blood can delay ageing

New research has identified a novel approach to staving off the detrimental effects of ageing.

What happens when you stop sex?

What happens to your body if you stop having sex?

What happens when you stop sex?

Stopping sex, or even having an extended break, can have serious health consequences.

Problem foods as you age

Foods that you need to avoid after you turn 50

Problem foods as you age

Our nutritional needs change with different life stages.

Preparing for death – your death

Preparing for death – your death

Preparing for death – your death

Elizabeth Quinn and her mother join forces to add life and humour to the death ...

Services to help you age at home

Services you should know about to help you age at home

Services to help you age at home

For all those who want to stay in their homes for as long as possible, ...

Loneliness in old age

Loneliness in old age

Loneliness in old age

Petra Bensted has created this photo essay to highlight the loneliness felt by many older ...

Australian life expectancy shocks

Australian life expectancy shock

Australian life expectancy shocks

The rate of life expectancy growth in Australia is now falling behind high-income nations.

Australian life expectancy shock

Australian life expectancy shock

Australian life expectancy shock

April worst on record – six times higher than the deadliest month on record.

Advantages of disability

Advantages of disability

Advantages of disability

Could there be positives in failing sight and hearing? Peter Leith believes so.

The factors linked to better memory

The factors linked to better memory

The factors linked to better memory

Good sleep quality and good mood lead to good working memory with age.

Perceptions of older people

Friday Flash Poll: Are older people a burden on society?

Perceptions of older people

Do you feel as if society views you as a burden?

Offloading mum or dad

Beware the temptation to offload mum or dad

Offloading mum or dad

Peter Leith advises that we should proceed with caution in any match-making game.

Does libido decrease with age?

What happens as you age? Debunking ageing and sex myths

Does libido decrease with age?

How many ‘facts’ related to ageing and sex hold up to scrutiny?

What are eye floaters?

What are eye floaters?

What are eye floaters?

Have you ever noticed strange little cobwebs or squiggly lines in your vision?

Stereotyping generations

Friday Flash Poll: Is your generation better than younger generations?

Stereotyping generations

Do you think younger people have it easier than you did?

Is it too late to invest in property?

Are you too old to invest in property?

Is it too late to invest in property?

House prices are dropping around Australia so can retirees capitalise on the situation?

What keeps you awake at night?

Friday Flash Poll: What keeps you awake at night?

What keeps you awake at night?

Do you sleep well? What keeps you awake? Let us know in our Friday Flash ...

Men now turning to plastic surgery

Men now turning to plastic surgery

Men now turning to plastic surgery

Men are starting to take their body image seriously and are doing something about it.

Report urges shake-up of home care

Home-care industry rife with ‘systemic problems’: report

Report urges shake-up of home care

High home-care costs, poor staff training and a lack of transparency identified.

The best exercise for older people

The best exercise for older people

The best exercise for older people

Recent research shows that resistance training improves the health of over-65s.

Arthritis discovery gives new hope

Arthritis discovery gives new hope

Arthritis discovery gives new hope

Researchers have identified an unexpected contributor to rheumatoid arthritis.

Experts call for national driving test

Experts call for national driving test

Experts call for national driving test

Researchers are calling for an overhaul of Australia’s system of managing driver retirement.

Mandatory retirement problems

Mandatory retirement problems

Mandatory retirement problems

Mandatory retirement ages are – rightly – mostly a thing of the past in Australia.

Seniors unprepared for the end

Seniors unprepared for the end

Seniors unprepared for the end

Around 70 per cent of Australians leave no instructions regarding end-of-life decisions.

Shades of grey

Shades of grey

Shades of grey

Do you reach for the bottle or go with the flow?

When Mum died

When Mum died

When Mum died

A fly-on-the-wall moment from everyday life.

Foods to help with the flop

Foods to help with the flop

Foods to help with the flop

Are there foods you can eat to help with erectile dysfunction?

The loving couple

The loving couple

The loving couple

A fly-on-the-wall moment from everyday life.

‘Boom’ your way to happiness

‘Boom’ your way to happiness

‘Boom’ your way to happiness

Positive ageing expert reveals the simple secrets to a happy life.

When should you stop driving?

Friday Flash Poll: Should you really still be driving?

When should you stop driving?

We want to know if you should still be on the road, or when you ...

Migrants 'should bankroll seniors'

Call for more migrants

Migrants 'should bankroll seniors'

Critical services ‘at risk’ as Australian population ages, economics forum told.

Play this sport and live longer

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Play this sport and live longer

Researchers reveal the activity that can add almost a decade to your life.

Moving to the beat

Moving to the beat

Moving to the beat

A program about sex and ageing prompted Susan Wilson to be brave.

Are extra kilos a part of ageing?

Are extra kilos a part of ageing?

Are extra kilos a part of ageing?

Self-described ‘rotund’ writer Steve Perkin does the research. You might not be happy.

Sex and ageing: not done just yet

How important is sex to older Australians?

Sex and ageing: not done just yet

The results are in: older Australians let us know if sex is still important.

What’s new in voice technology?

What’s new in voice technology?

What’s new in voice technology?

Developments that can help older Australians stay safe at home for longer.

How exercise keeps brains healthy

How exercise keeps brains healthy

How exercise keeps brains healthy

Staying physically active later in life can help keep your brain healthy.

Why you should embrace ageing

Why you should embrace ageing

Why you should embrace ageing

Worried about getting older? The prime of your life may just be right now.

Lifespan predictions getting closer

Lifespan predictions getting closer

Lifespan predictions getting closer

Researchers have devised a way to estimate whether an individual can expect to live longer.

Older Australians on ageism

Ageism is a part of daily life for older Australians

Older Australians on ageism

An overwhelming number of older Australians experience ageism in their daily lives.

Wrinkles linked to heart deaths

Wrinkles linked to heart deaths

Wrinkles linked to heart deaths

Are wrinkles just a consequence of ageing, or could they signal something more sinister?

Older Aussies are fast learners

Older Aussies are fast learners

Older Aussies are fast learners

Australians over 65 are the fastest-growing new adopters of non-formal online education.

Older Aussies leading homelessness

Older Aussies leading homelessness

Older Aussies leading homelessness

Older people are becoming homeless in increasing numbers and action is needed now.

Scott Morrison’s big call

“We have addressed the challenges of ageing”: Scott Morrison

Scott Morrison’s big call

Scott Morrison believes the Government has addressed the challenges of ageing.

Why is my balance getting worse?

Why is my balance getting worse?

Why is my balance getting worse?

As we grow older, the risks associated with falling over become greater.

The costs of living longer

The costs of living longer

The costs of living longer

We’re living longer and healthcare costs are putting pressure on the community.

How to protect your eyesight

attractive mature lady having an eye test

How to protect your eyesight

Protect your vision and maintain the health of your eyes.

Healthy ageing a Budget priority

Federal Budget 2018: Government aims to tackle healthy ageing

Healthy ageing a Budget priority

Programs to ensure health checks part of More Choices For a Longer Life package.

How age affects our stress reactions

How age affects our stress reactions

How age affects our stress reactions

Older adults are better at anticipating stressful events at home.

Why older people are happier

Evidence that older people could be living the dream

Why older people are happier

Ageing and wellbeing expert discusses why older people are happier.

Why older people lose their way

Why older people lose their way

Why older people lose their way

Researchers have discovered an explanation for why some elderly people get lost.

Secrets of the ‘super-agers’

Secrets of the ‘super-agers’

Secrets of the ‘super-agers’

Revelations of a 15-year study of the aged.

Warning issued over facelift jab

TGA warns of risks with facelift injections

Warning issued over facelift jab

Health Department agency warns over dangers of dermal filler shots.

Brain ageing begins very early

Brain ageing begins very early

Brain ageing begins very early

Scientists have been forced to rethink when brain functions begin to decline.

Wrinkles be gone, with lemons

Wrinkles be gone, with lemons

Wrinkles be gone, with lemons

A daily squeeze of lemon juice boosts your body’s ability to repair cells.

How your penis changes with age

How your penis changes with age

How your penis changes with age

Your penis goes through a series of changes over your lifetime.

Can your house cope with you?

Can your house cope with you?

Can your house cope with you?

Longer-lived Australians sacrificing quality of life by refusing to quit home

How ageing affects your weight

How ageing affects your weight

How ageing affects your weight

As we age, the way we define ‘healthy weight’ changes.

How magnesium stalls ageing

How magnesium stalls ageing

How magnesium stalls ageing

The fruit and veggies your parents ate may have kept them feeling younger

Which video games are best?

Which video games are best?

Which video games are best?

Are there video games that can keep your mind healthy?

Why do we get hairier as we age?

Why do we get hairier as we age?

Why do we get hairier as we age?

It’s one of life’s mysteries: growing older and sprouting hair in funny places

Immigration may save your pension

Young migrants and women easing Age Pension burden

Immigration may save your pension

Women and young migrants are easing the burden on Australia’s pension system.

Tech to help us stay at home longer

Tech to help us stay at home longer

Tech to help us stay at home longer

The rapidly changing world of technology is helping older people stay in their homes longer.

Health secrets of the over 55s

Health secrets of the over 55s

Health secrets of the over 55s

As your body ages, you can expect gradual changes, at your body's own pace.

Could you be denied surgery?

Doctors to use ‘Frailty Index’ to decide for or against surgery

Could you be denied surgery?

A new test could help decide whether you should have surgery.

Seven dangerous medicine mix-ups

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Seven dangerous medicine mix-ups

Mixing medicines can be a recipe for disaster. Here are seven things to look out ...

How to stay in your home longer

How to stay in your home longer

How to stay in your home longer

Older Australians want to stay at home but face a confusing array of options.

Does your brain retire when you do?

Does your brain retire when you do?

Does your brain retire when you do?

There are benefits to keeping your brain active after retirement.

The age at which you peak

person standing on a mountain peak

The age at which you peak

Find out the best age for different skills; the answers might surprise you!

How Australians are getting older

How Australians are getting older

How Australians are getting older

Australians are getting older – with one in six Australians now aged over 65.

Eating well as you age

Older couple cooking in kitchen with vegetables

Eating well as you age

It goes without saying that eating well is vital for everyone at all ages.

How to boost low testosterone

Doctor holding testosterone sign with stethescope

How to boost low testosterone

Discover the symptoms of low testosterone and natural ways to boost it.

Five great myths of ageing

happy attractive middle aged couple enjoying a day out

Five great myths of ageing

Have older adults given up on hopes, dreams and sex? Not so, says recent research.

Why dieting and ageing don’t mix

Why dieting and ageing don’t mix

Why dieting and ageing don’t mix

Older Australians are eating “like body-conscious 20-year-olds”.

Ageing and your hormones in action

older woman with hormone replacement therapy medicine

Ageing and your hormones in action

How do hormones affect the ageing process for men and women?

Are Aussie women ageing faster?

Are Aussie women ageing faster?

Are Aussie women ageing faster?

A study found Australian women report signs of facial ageing sooner than the US.

Is cosmetic medicine the answer?

Is cosmetic medicine the answer?

Is cosmetic medicine the answer?

Can cosmetic medicine help reverse the ageing process?

Scientists discover anti-ageing pill

Trials for anti-ageing pills to commence this year

Scientists discover anti-ageing pill

A molecule found in red wine could be the answer to anti-ageing.

How to cope with sensitive teeth

woman holding her face because her teeth are hurting

How to cope with sensitive teeth

Simple things you can do every day to help minimise the discomfort of sensitive teeth.

Ageing: what’s normal, what’s not

Outdoor shot of happy mature couple walking along the beach

Ageing: what’s normal, what’s not

Our bodies changes as we age, but what’s normal and what’s not normal?

The sin of ‘letting yourself go’

Retired woman with her smiling grandchild and fluffy dog

The sin of ‘letting yourself go’

In our youth-centric society, we are all under the microscope.

Myths and facts about your skin

How well do you know your own skin?

Myths and facts about your skin

We delve deep beneath the surface to learn more about the skin we’re in.

One-minute anti-ageing tips

One-minute anti-aging tips

One-minute anti-ageing tips

You don't need fancy lotions and expensive concoctions to make you look younger.

Say goodbye to grey hair and wrinkles

Man examining his grey hair and receding hairline

Say goodbye to grey hair and wrinkles

Wrinkles and grey hair could soon be a thing of the past.

Are you too old to wear jeans?

At what age should you stop wearing jeans?

Are you too old to wear jeans?

A new study declares the age at which you should stop wearing jeans.

Humans can live how long…

Humans can live how long…

Humans can live how long…

Ageing experts say we have reached maximum of human longevity.

The upside of old

Kaye’s podcast on ageing positively

The upside of old

Our publisher, Kaye, spoke to ABC Overnights about the upside of ageing.

Looking fabulous over 50

Growing old(er) gracefully

Looking fabulous over 50

Have you, too, endured a ‘Julia’ moment when a salesperson snubs you?

Alcohol linked to improved health

Study links moderate alcohol consumption to improved health

Alcohol linked to improved health

A new report has drawn a correlation between moderate drinking and improved health.

Star’s reverse ageing regret

Courtney Cox says she regrets her attempts to reverse ageing

Star’s reverse ageing regret

Friends star Courtney Cox regrets her "horrible" attempts to reverse ageing.

The ageing revolution crisis

The ageing revolution crisis

The ageing revolution crisis

We need to recognise and embrace the economic potential of older workers.

Does good body image come with age?

Does good body image come with age?

Does good body image come with age?

Does the voice in your head grow kinder as you get older?

Do you have the grey hair gene?

Top view of womans head showing grey roots

Do you have the grey hair gene?

Scientists have discovered the grey-hair gene and preventing greying could be next.

Grey is the new black

mature woman examining her grey hair

Grey is the new black

Grey hair is back in fashion so it's time to ditch the dye.

Best ways to boost your protein intake

A selection of protein boosting foods

Best ways to boost your protein intake

So what are the best ways to boost your protein intake?

More boomers considering euthanasia

Man taking pills to end his life

More boomers considering euthanasia

Older Australians are exploring the process of ‘rational suicide’.

Which vaccines should you have?

Which vaccines should you have?

Which vaccines should you have?

Which vaccinations should you consider as you age?

Do you want to live to 120?

Do you want to live to 120?

Do you want to live to 120?

Human trials for a drug that may slow the ageing process will start next year.

How will you look in the future?

How will you look in the future?

How will you look in the future?

These fun apps can show you how well your face will (or won’t!) age in ...

The big questions on ageing

The big questions on ageing

The big questions on ageing

Get answers to the big questions on ageing that relate to your health.

Midlife obesity linked to Alzheimer’s

Midlife obesity linked to Alzheimer’s

Midlife obesity linked to Alzheimer’s

Midlife obesity has been linked to an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s.

What women worry about most

What women worry about most

What women worry about most

Women are more concerned about weight and ageing than other health issues.

Retiring at 60 a pipedream

Retiring at 60 a pipedream

Retiring at 60 a pipedream

A report released yesterday has found that the notion of retiring at 60 is becoming ...

Should you have your eyes checked?

Should you have your eyes checked?

Should you have your eyes checked?

How often should you have your eyes tested?

Savvy woman’s guide to menopause

Savvy woman’s guide to menopause

Savvy woman’s guide to menopause

While menopause is a natural part of ageing it’s not a ‘use by date’.

Get to know your menopause

Get to know your menopause

Get to know your menopause

Ladies, face the symptoms of your menopause, head on.

Ten early signs of dementia

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Ten early signs of dementia

Knowing the warning signs will help you get the timely support you need.

How to age

How to age

How to age

A deep and thoughtful look at what it means to age, how to do it ...

Wellbeing index for older people

Wellbeing index for older people

Wellbeing index for older people

The first ever index to measure the wellbeing of older people is now available

Is it ageing or depression?

Is it ageing or depression?

Is it ageing or depression?

The incidence of depression among seniors is quite high.

What is your life expectancy?

What is your life expectancy?

What is your life expectancy?

Drew was shocked to learn that he is only expected to live until just 68. ...

What do you look like?

What do you look like?

What do you look like?

Want to know how you’ll look in ten years time? Or how you would look ...

Is it all in the mind?

Ageing, all in the mind, Dr Harriet Radermacher, ageing process

Is it all in the mind?

Does the thought of growing older fill you with a sense of dread and ...

Work longer to delay dementia

Work longer to delay dementia

Work longer to delay dementia

It’s commonly accepted that exercising the brain can delay the onset of dementia and now ...

Ten things you may not know about dementia

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Ten things you may not know about dementia

There is a common misconception that dementia is a normal part of ageing, but ...

Ageing: all in the mind

Ageing, all in the mind, Dr Harriet Radermacher, ageing process

Ageing: all in the mind

In her article, Ageing: all in the mind , written for ...

Future age map

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Future age map

A recently released roadmap for research on ageing in Europe hopes to enable the ...

Facts and figures

Facts and figures

Facts and figures

While people may hear about Australia’s ageing population and the drain it will be ...

Intergenerational report explained

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Intergenerational report explained

As the proportion of working age people supporting those aged over 65 reduces, so does the capacity of the Australian Government to fund the needs of this ageing population. But is this really news? The findings of the 2010 Intergenerational Report have been published ...

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