Thailand marks National Elderly Day on 13 April. As in many other parts of the world, older people are a growing proportion of the population. Authorities are developing a national education scheme to help them lead healthier and happier lives.
As Germany's aging population struggles to find enough care workers, the country's health minister is mulling funding training programs abroad. However, the "brain drain" risk has some authorities hesitant to sign on.
Who is old when and where? "Grey is the New Pink," a multimedia exhibition in Frankfurt, seeks to answer the question. DW talked to the curator.
In 2017, Singapore recorded its highest-ever number of suicides among people aged over 60. DW spoke with a suicide prevention specialist about what is causing this alarming trend and how the community is taking action.
Germany is facing a lack of medical care personnel for its aging population. One vocational school hopes to equip refugees with the skills to tackle the problem.
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