Topic : Ageing

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    How older brains can learn new tricks

    Ever heard someone say you can't teach an old dog new tricks? New research suggests it may be time to… more

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    How countries with ageing populations can stay prosperous

    I came to a stark realization recently while working on a report called Poland: Saving for Growth and… more

  • An elderly man monitors share prices on a television screen during a trading session inside the Karachi Stock Exchange Forum Article

    How ageing populations will affect interest rates

    Our history is our database. When seeking to peer dimly into the future, our normal… more

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    Why ageing doesn’t impair the brain

    For years, conventional wisdom held that growing older tends to be bad news for brains. Past behavioral… more

  • Visitors look at the bourse at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo Forum Article

    The dangers of generational prejudice

    A medical colleague was shaking his head in disgust. “What is wrong with these medical students… more

  • Resident holds hand of nurse at SenVital elderly home in Kleinmachnow outside Berlin Forum Article

    Five ways to help the rural elderly

    Being busy with everyday life, many of us, including myself, do not spend much time thinking how our lives… more

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    What will life be like in 2064?

    That an octopus called Paul had a better success rate than Goldman Sachs when predicting World Cup… more

  • A bulb hangs inside a restaurant in Madrid Social Entrepreneurs Article

    Why small data matters too

    My father is an engineer, and while I struggle to change a light bulb, he did impress on me from an early… more

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    Ageing population is a blessing not a burden

    Population ageing is, as the UN has described, one of the defining demographic features of modern… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    How can we make decent pensions a reality?

    Almost every day, we’re confronted with alarming messages about the future for older people who… more

  • Forum Article

    Will China’s love affair with the car fade?

    A curious thing is happening in the United States. For the first time in its history, people are… more

  • Social Entrepreneurs Article

    Why baby boomers are not ready to retire

    For decades we’ve been hearing about the coming demographic transformation, when millions of baby… more

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    Why ageing is an issue for emerging markets

    One in every two children born today will see their 104th birthday. This was just one of many remarkable… more

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    The risk of a lost generation

    Among the risk cases in the Global Risks 2014 report, “Generation Lost?” examines the challenges facing… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Would an app make you save for retirement?

    Every day, approximately 10,000 Baby Boomers reach retirement age. This means that with every sentence… more