The world’s major economies are being hit hard by demographic change

Shannon Roberts | 20 February 2020 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing, demography, economics, Europe, fertility

‘Karika’: empowering grandparents in an African megacity

Marie Mulli | 13 February 2020 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: ageing, elder care, Kenya

The infectious effects of divorce and marriage

Luma Simms | 14 September 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing, divorce, marriage

What happened when we introduced 4-year-olds to an old people’s home

Melrose Stewart and Malcolm Johnson | 22 August 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing, elderly, nursing homes

Silicon Valley’s creepy obsession with longevity

Heather Zeiger | 02 August 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: ageing, bioethics, immortality, longevity, Silicon Valley

As demographic winter sets in, the world will need far more palliative care

Michael Cook | 20 June 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing, demographic winter, demography

Is 115 the longest life we can hope for?

Marcus Roberts | 21 October 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing

Helping children understand dementia

Jane Fagan | 07 October 2016 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: ageing, grandparents, picture books

How to pay for an ageing Japan?

Marcus Roberts | 18 September 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing, healthcare, Japan, pension

Driving to Nebraska: Cinema, human dignity, and the elderly

Daniel Ross Goodman | 28 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: ageing, films, human dignity
At times, cinema succeeds where philosophy fails.

Big News! Our #2 is on the way!

Marcus Roberts | 08 July 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing, life expectancy, population growth

Growing old should not mean growing isolated

Derek Miedema | 09 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: ageing, Canada, community organizing
A social isolation epidemic among older people is being countered by community building initiatives.

32 years old and socially dead?

Marcus Roberts | 05 September 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing, intergenerational equity, lifestyle, parenthood
Apparently we turn into our parents at the age of 32.

Amour: does old age have any honour left?

Margaret Somerville | 24 January 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: ageing, euthanasia, film reviews
A harrowing film about a French couple’s struggle with dementia is a powerful but inadequate argument for legalized euthanasia.

“Till death do us part”

Christine Proulx and Teresa Cooney | 29 November 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: ageing, divorce, end-of-life care
As millions of divorced baby boomers age, some are rediscovering the meaning of their marriage vows.

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