Through their paid work, caregiving, and spending, women at midlife and beyond around the world are making significant and increasing contributions within and across economies.
Women 50-plus are powerful drivers of the global economy and their contributions are growing along with their numbers, according to an AARP report released Wednesday.
AARP hosted a panel on fighting age inequities and promoting healthy aging around the world.
AARP is playing a leading role to help identify the necessary priorities and directions for improving health, productivity, and quality of life for older adults worldwide
The International Day of Older Persons, October 1, marks the perfect time to celebrate the opportunity and challenges of an aging population
The United States is quickly approaching a historic milestone. By 2035, the number of older adults age 65 and older will exceed the number of children for the first time in American history. Each day, 10,000 people turn 65, and that will continue for years to come. This will impact states and…
I used to cringe when the staff at Pop Pop’s nursing home called him "Sweetie."
Pa’ Noi manages the neighborhood restaurant that my boyfriend, Joe, and I love here in Thailand, where I’m doing part of my master’s program in gerontology.
The global population of over-60-year-olds will reach one billion within the decade, according to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). In a new report, the organization warns that discrimination, abuse and violence against older adults -- and especially older women -- are still common, even in wealthy industrialized nations.
Retirement ages must rise globally if everyone's gonna keep living longer and we don't want to bankrupt national pension systems, says a new international report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, an international organization with 34 member countries. Already, 67 is becoming the new 65, it says.
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