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Forget teenagers: Fast food joints across the US are hiring senior citizens, and it’s thanks to 2 major demographic trends
Fast food chains across the US are hiring senior citizens instead of teenagers, thanks to a shortage of workers and the fact that more Americans are working past age 65.
After he became a pilot, Vikas Jyani made sure that 22 residents from his village — ages 70 and up — got to experience the magic of flying. The group traveled from from New Delhi to Amritsar and Golden Temple to the Wagah Border.
Loneliness is deadlier than obesity or smoking — and Britain just took a major step toward prevention
Britain has appointed a new minister of loneliness to battle the ongoing epidemic of loneliness afflicting senior citizens.
A leading mission of telecomputing giant IBM is ensuring aging baby boomers are cared for at all hours of the day.
Japan has seen demographic and economic woes for the better part of the last decade, and an unsettling side-effect is making a revival.
In 2005, only 5.8% of crimes in Japan were committed by people over 65. Today, the rate is as high as 20%, and it's causing prisons to take on new duties.
Japanese senior citizens are living so long, many past age 100, that one group says the definition of "elderly' needs to change.
To address the world's incoming senior citizens, IBM is developing a robot that can help the elderly live alone without sacrificing safety.