Ageing

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‘Free Nichelle’: protesters want to liberate Star Trek actor Nichelle Nichols from conservatorship
The actor has been diagnosed with dementia but campaigners believe the legal arrangement is not in her best interest

Mikki Kendall

26, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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What’s the best way to remember loved ones – photos? videos? Or talking teddy bears? | Adrian Chiles
I have no video or audio of my grandparents, whereas my children will have endless footage of me. Have I missed out? asks Adrian Chiles

Adrian Chiles

19, Jan, 2022 @3:43 PM

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Vulnerable adults left without care in England as staff crisis worsens
Figures obtained by the Observer show thousands of people not receiving paid-for services because of lack of workers

Chaminda Jayanetti

15, Jan, 2022 @5:00 PM

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World’s oldest person celebrates 119th birthday in Japan nursing home
Kane Tanaka has set her sights on becoming 120 next year, but figures show the number of young adults is in steep decline

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

03, Jan, 2022 @5:51 AM

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A strategy for women’s health in England: six areas of focus
From gynaecological conditions to healthy ageing, these are expected to be the priorities of the final plan

Andrew Gregory Health editor

23, Dec, 2021 @12:01 AM

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The 60-year career: hope you like work, kids! You might still be doing it in your ninth decade
With life expectancy creeping towards 100 and pensions failing to compensate, we are heading for a new era in the workplace

15, Dec, 2021 @2:18 PM

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Increase in UK state pension age to 68 could come eight years early
Review will look at bringing forward plans, meaning millions born in 1970s waiting longer to draw pension

Hilary Osborne

15, Dec, 2021 @11:46 AM

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I’m not yet 50 – so why does everyone keep calling me middle-aged?| Zoe Williams
First it was my mother, then one friend after another. As far as I’m concerned, I have at least two years to go, writes Guardian columnist Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

07, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Fit fiftysomethings: why the hot new sex symbols are moreish middle-aged men
Whether it is Paul Rudd, Will Smith or Gareth Southgate, men who have passed their half century are having a moment. Welcome to the age of affability, steadiness and deeply desirable dependability

23, Nov, 2021 @4:47 PM

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Two of Us: French domestic thriller a nuanced portrayal of mature queer love
Filippo Meneghetti’s tender depiction of a relationship pushed to its limits gives the classic coming-out narrative a darker, Hitchcockian edge

Louise Cain

23, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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If Adam Boulton has to slip quietly away at 62, how long before they come for you too? | Catherine Bennett
Age-related prejudice has done for the Sky News editor’s career years too soon

Catherine Bennett

14, Nov, 2021 @7:30 AM

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You don’t have to be rich to live long and prosper | Letters
Letters: Billionaires may spend fortunes on trying to cheat death, but there’s a much easier way, writes Paul Martinez. Plus letters from Luce Gilmore, George Baugh and Geoff Reid

Letters

12, Nov, 2021 @4:54 PM

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