Main topic: Why do we age? What influence do genes and lifestyle have on whether we will remain healthy as we age? Also: Treating acne and in-the-ear hearing aids
Elderly women do nearly five hours of housework per day on average. Men do closer to three. That difference is bad for women's health, and it's important to think about as baby boomers retire.
Researchers from Germany and Switzerland have teamed up to investigate the effects of music on the brains of elderly people. DW talked to the research leader about the challenges and possible outcomes of the study.
In 2016, Germany saw 7.4 percent more births and 1.5 percent fewer deaths than in the previous year. But hopes this will translate into a younger population are misplaced.
Care for the old remains lacking in many African countries. To mark the International Day of the Older Person on October 1, some of Cameroon's oldest citizens have shared the secrets of a longer life.
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