old age

‘Old age sucks,’ says Arnold Schwarzenegger

Noel de Souza

Noel de Souza in conversation with Arnold Schwarzenegger

Movie Review: Going in Style

These actors, who have given us so much over so many years, are nicely set up in a well edited plot

The Ageing Conundrum

Some people can age three years in a single year

The plus side of obesity

If you are overweight as a middle-ager, you are less likely to get old-age dementia

Confessions of a Gerontophile

When you meet people in the silver of their lives, who seem to have caught life by the neck and kissed its tremendous crow’s feet, you want to stand and applaud

‘It’s possible to have a life worth living even when your body is not what it used to be’

We spoke to Dr Atul Gawande about his much awaited new book on managing mortality

Courage in the face of Death

Certain pleasures can make enduring suffering worthwhile. A renowned surgeon on how to cope with ageing and sickness

The limits of mortality

The blood analysis of a woman who died at 115 reveals why death is life’s eventual certainty

Age No Bar

It is never too late to quit smoking. Not even when you’re past 80

The Pleasant Smell of Old Age

Humans can identify old age by its smell, and they find this scent pleasant


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