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March 7, 2018
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International and national geriatric demographics

Launched in 2009, ANCIEN is a research project financed under the 7th EU Research Framework Programme. It ran for a 44-month period and involved 20 partners from EU member states. This project principally concerns the future of long-term care for […]
June 28, 2017

Why Japan’s longest-lived women hold the key to better health

Okinawa is sort of a Japanese Hawaii — an exotic, laid-back group of islands with warm weather, palm trees, and sugar-sand beaches. For almost a thousand years, this Pacific archipelago has maintained a reputation for nurturing extreme longevity. Okinawans over […]
May 29, 2017

Old people are happier than people in their 20s

Despite the physical ravages of age, older people are actually happier than younger adults. So finds a new study, published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, in which researchers analyzed data collected from a random sample of 1,546 people from […]