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▶ These guys still got game? - YouTube

Eight seasoned vets think they still got game. Centrum asked them to prove it, by playing a street basketball team half their age at Goat Park in Harlem. No ...
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Great campaign from Centrum - challenging ideas of fitness and age

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If I could .. I would ... miss the runs ...

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Women feel ‘invisible’ to opposite sex by 51

Women feel ‘invisible’ to opposite sex by 51 | Golden Generation | Scoop.it
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Older women need support to boost confidence

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Mary's Silver Service

Mary's Silver Service | Golden Generation | Scoop.it
Mary Portas launches a pop-up employment agency to find jobs for Britain's overlooked and under-valued pensioners
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The paradox of growing old

The paradox of growing old | Golden Generation | Scoop.it
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Interesting thoughts from historian Mary Beard on how Britain treats its elderly population

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Ageing cities - | Philips | The Economist

Ageing cities - | Philips | The Economist | Golden Generation | Scoop.it
Written by the Economist Intelligence Unit More than half the world’s population lives in cities, and by 2030 three out of five individuals will be urban d
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What cities around the world are doing to adapt to ageing populations

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Downing Street agrees to review funding for elderly care proposal

Downing Street agrees to review funding for elderly care proposal | Golden Generation | Scoop.it
PM's spokesman said plan to exempt people with assets of more than £23,250 from scheme was a 'starting point'
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Car Keys Conceal Tiny Mobile Phones [Pics] - PSFK

Car Keys Conceal Tiny Mobile Phones [Pics] - PSFK | Golden Generation | Scoop.it
Small cellphones that look like car key fobs are becoming a cause for concern.
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Long life's journey into death

Long life's journey into death | Golden Generation | Scoop.it
Human lifespan doubled in the 20th century, but we have largely traded our forebears' short, sharp ends for the exotic diseases of old age and a lingering, painful demise, writes Guy Brown.
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Human lifespan is growing every day by 5.5 hours!  Will Death itself finally die out?

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'Til retirement us do part: 'silver splitter' divorces up by three quarters in generation - Telegraph

'Til retirement us do part: 'silver splitter' divorces up by three quarters in generation - Telegraph | Golden Generation | Scoop.it
The rise of the so-called “silver splitter” is set out in an official study showing that the number of people over 60 getting divorced has risen by three quarters in just 20 years.
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Divorce in over 60s increasingly sharply - counter to the overall trend. Drivers include ageing but also decreasing stigma surrounding divorce.

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It is not so much the rich growing richer as the pensioners - FT.com

How rich do you feel this morning? The answer will, very likely, depend on how old you are. The change in the distribution patterns of UK household incomes tells a remarkable story, according to the most recent data available. It is not, for once, a
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Let's not be afraid of the skin we're in

Let's not be afraid of the skin we're in | Golden Generation | Scoop.it
Invisible Woman: Terrified of ageing, naked flesh? A new exhibition that dares to bare it will make you see older bodies in a different light
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Exhibition of women in their 60s and 70s - Beauty in Older Women - posing naked. Interestingly, all the women were single - those with partners refused their approval.

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The third way: Life in a retirement village

The third way: Life in a retirement village | Golden Generation | Scoop.it
Old age is associated with moving into a care home or struggling on in your own home. But is there an alternative? The residents of the Denham Garden Village retirement complex think so.
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Ageing without children: why is no one talking about it?

Ageing without children: why is no one talking about it? | Golden Generation | Scoop.it
Without family carers, the health and social care system would collapse yet no one is addressing the growing number of older people without family to care for them, argues Kirsty Woodard
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A whole generation growing old without family members or children to care for them will put untold pressure on the care system in the future

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Older models: the women in their 60s, 70s and 80s who are shaking up fashion

Older models: the women in their 60s, 70s and 80s who are shaking up fashion | Golden Generation | Scoop.it
Amid a sea of teenagers, this season's most striking faces are 60-plus and have other jobs. Are older models here to stay? Anne Karpf finds out
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A new wave of older models is shaking up fashion - but some rules still seem to apply....

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Dimbleby gets first tattoo aged 75

Dimbleby gets first tattoo aged 75 | Golden Generation | Scoop.it
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Proving that the older generation are more dynamic and diverse than ever before....

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Our ageing population: news and resources round up

Our ageing population: news and resources round up | Golden Generation | Scoop.it
The UK is not prepared to cope with an expected explosion of older people according to a new report.
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Great round up of reports, stories, stats and case studies on ageing population in the UK

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Investigating development, ageing and chronic disease | Wellcome Trust

Investigating development, ageing and chronic disease | Wellcome Trust | Golden Generation | Scoop.it
A complex mix of genetic, environmental, lifestyle and socioeconomic factors influences the development of chronic diseases.
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Wellcome Trust film examining ageing

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Series 1 - How Not to Get Old

Series 1 - How Not to Get Old | Golden Generation | Scoop.it
The average woman can spend up to 24,000 pounds on anti-ageing products across a lifetime. This series offers the ultimate consumer guide to the anti-ageing industry.
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New Channel 4 series presents a consumer guide to anti-ageing?

How appropriate is this?  Exploitation?

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