"Ageing" is a relative concept; we are all ageing every second. "Old age" can be similarly hard to define, given that people age at different rates, and with different effects.
Life expectancy and loneliness in later life - visually challenged policy making?5 March 2014,
We will be even more short-sighted if we don’t at least consider the possible associations between the age of austerity, loneliness, poverty and falling life expectancy.
Something more to say27 June 2013, Guest Blogger
Catherine Jackson, Deputy Editor of Therapy Today journal reacts to the Rt Rev Richard Chartres' recent comments about the baby-boomer generation "absorbing" a disproportionate share of this country’s welfare spending.
Dementia, cognitive ageing and decline â am I bovvered?15 September 2012,
According to research from the Centre for Cognitive Ageing at Edinburgh University there is very little evidence to show that cognitive deterioration in later life is associated with a decrease in life satisfaction or well being.
Male depression: the importance of being honest10 May 2012,
The often unhelpful clichés of 'big boys don't cry' and 'what doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger' are etched onto the public consciousness and can be a big barrier to men seeking treatment for their mental conditions.