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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 […]
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 […]
May 29, 2017

Stress and aging

Because the immune system’s defence mechanisms become impaired as we grow older, our ability to resist infection progressively declines. So does our ability to respond effectively to other causes of inflammation that have been implicated in age related atherosclerosis, osteoporosis, […]