Are we sleepwalking into a cashless future?

Without access to cash or the right support in a transition to digital payment, the older generation will suffer

Why the Brazilian pension system must change

The uphill battle to transform Brazil’s unsustainable pension system will not be resolved overnight and, even if approved, will probably need to be revisited in years to come

Are retirement savings hurting the economy?

Pensioners are increasingly saving their money, but they are not spending or investing it either

Are cities ready for new demographics?

Headline global statistics highlighting growing urban populations mask slowing rates of growth in some developed countries and many cities remain woefully underprepared for the unprecedented demographic shifts underway

We’re living much longer, but are we healthier?

Increases in life expectancy will put unprecedented pressure on our healthcare systems. Exploring the science of ageing and our understanding of co-morbidities will be crucial in tackling this ‘longevity trap’

Integrated care is the future, says NHS England chair

Lord Prior, NHS England chairman

Chair of NHS England Lord Prior tells of his determination to transform the health service as a power for good in an increasingly ailing society

What does it mean to “unretire”?

Businesses should adapt and tap the experienced talent pool of older people who are increasingly working past retirement age

Sight loss a growing problem for ageing populations

Our ageing population is driving a rise in age-related macular degeneration, and there is a race against time to find new treatments