In Hamburg, a group of senior citizens have taken up karate. The idea is not just to boost their self-confidence. It's a great way of keeping fit as well.
German police have warned about robbers who use tricks to distract victims while another makes off with their valuables. Seniors are usually targeted by such schemes, but one 103-year-old in Berlin was having none of it.
Many elderly people feel lonelier than ever during Christmas and New Year's. Now a new telephone hotline in Berlin is offering a sympathetic ear during the holidays. Founder Elke Schilling talked to DW about the project.
A group of Berlin residents has discovered a 20-meter section of the Berlin Wall near the seat of Germany's BND intelligence agency. Officials announced the discovery as Berlin commemorates the wall's victims.
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.
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