Ageing

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I’m in my 70s – and men my own age find me sexually intimidating
I am easily aroused and an active partner, and that seems to scare the men I date, who want a lot of caring and coaxing. Is it me or them?

Pamela Stephenson Connolly

13, Apr, 2021 @1:21 PM

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Appalling insecurity for elderly care home residents | Letter
Letter: Catherine West discusses the closure of the Mary Feilding Guild residential home and the plight of elderly residents

Letters

12, Apr, 2021 @4:44 PM

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The puzzling magic of anaesthesia | Brief letters
Brief letters: Crosswords | Ageing | Cheese | Caipirinhas | Steve Bell

Letters

07, Apr, 2021 @4:26 PM

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Women reach 40 and hit their stride … only to be cruelly shoved aside at work | Rachel Shabi
It’s no coincidence that women are sidelined once they become confident enough to stop conforming to sexist standards, says journalist and broadcaster Rachel Shabi

Rachel Shabi

07, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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UK's care homes tap into 'boutique vibe' to fill empty beds
From entertainers to seafarers, care providers are moving to bespoke offerings catering to niche markets

Amelia Hill

05, Apr, 2021 @12:37 PM

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When benefits fail to meet our basic needs | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to Frances Ryan’s article about disturbing shortcomings in the benefits system which fail some of society’s most vulnerable people

Letters

02, Apr, 2021 @3:22 PM

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Action launched to challenge trip ban for England care home residents
People in care homes are being treated as if they are ‘different species’, says John’s Campaign

Ben Quinn

02, Apr, 2021 @9:02 AM

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I'm a woman over 50, so why don't I conform to the stereotypes? | Alex Clark
I don’t see myself as a vibrant but tragically overlooked midlifer or an embryonic lady gammon, says Alex Clark, a Guardian and Observer writer

Alex Clark

22, Mar, 2021 @2:00 PM

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'It’s about quality of life': septuagenarian gym owners keep their peers moving
Their shed may not be state-of-the art, but a community-oriented approach to fitness is working out for Barbara and Peter Hill

Jenny Valentish Photography: Alana Holmberg

15, Mar, 2021 @4:30 PM

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'Could it be scurvy?' It's a travesty so many Australian aged care patients are malnourished | Ranjana Srivastava
We need a shift in the way we imagine what elderly and vulnerable residents ‘deserve’

Ranjana Srivastava

09, Mar, 2021 @4:30 PM

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‘Reclaiming women’s bodies from shame’: a photographic illumination of ageing
Over 12 months, Ponch Hawkes has shot more than 400 nude women over 50 to fix a pervasive problem: ‘We don’t know what the bodies of older women actually look like’

Brigid Delaney

08, Mar, 2021 @2:36 AM

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The royal commission report should give the Australian government a plan to fix aged care. Will they act on it?| Sarah Russell
If nothing else, the inquiry has shown us that we finally need to listen to older people and their families

Sarah Russell

25, Feb, 2021 @4:06 AM

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