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Septuagenarian finds love after 69-year-old responds to her matrimonial ad

April 11, 2021 12:04 pm

The woman's first marriage had purportedly ended in a divorce. The painful experience of it had stopped her from getting married again all these years

Taking up running after 50? It’s never too late to shine

September 25, 2019 11:19 am

Past studies show that competitive athletes in their 60s, 70s, 80s and even 90s tend to have more and healthier muscle mass, stronger hearts and much less body fat than non-athletes of the same age.

These anti-ageing foods will help you hold on to your youth longer

September 06, 2019 4:23 pm

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the lack of a proper diet is the reason a majority of older people are plagued with diseases.

Maharashtra: Over 57,000 people aged over 100 in state

May 17, 2019 2:10 am

The figure suggests that upgraded medical care has substantially improved the life span of residents of the state with a large number of them living longer than before.

Setting realistic life goals may be key to well-being

February 17, 2019 4:26 pm

Perceiving one's personal goals as attainable is an indicator for later cognitive and effective well-being.

Solving puzzles at old age might not boost declining mental health: Study

December 20, 2018 3:52 pm

A recent research shows that you do not have to engage in solving puzzles or mental aptitude exercises to keep your brain young and kicking in old age. 

Home Alone

May 14, 2018 1:10 am

A Google search for the numbers of adults in legal battles with their parents doesn’t reveal clear statistics but going by the top three stories that surfaced, it appears India’s 40-somethings are a bunch of ruthless ogres, shoving their elderly into old age homes after they’ve grabbed all their assets.

Gardening can make old people stay more healthy

January 11, 2018 10:37 pm

The findings showed that older women who spend more than three hours on household chores a day and got less or more than seven hours of sleep a night, were less likely to be in good health.

Slow pace in old age may indicate heart diseases

November 21, 2017 7:31 pm

Aging enhances the problems of balance, muscle strength and flexibility, physical strength that could also lead to numerous limitations and disabilities. Heart disease risk factors such as smoking and living with diabetes.

Good friends circle in old age may boost brain functioning

November 02, 2017 7:56 pm

According to researchers, maintaining strong friendships in old age might be key to reducing the risk of age-related diseases like Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Read on to know more.