Spain has thousands of ghost towns. Young people move away to find work, and the elderly cannot find quality care outside of the urban centers. Pescueza, meanwhile, wants to avoid this fate.
Fire departments are struggling to find new recruits — crucial for a country where 95% of the firefighters are volunteers. Without them, Germany could see more out-of-control wildfires, like elsewhere in Europe.
A new report focusing on how automation may impact older workers paints a bleak picture. But as one of its authors, Dr. Axel Miller, told DW, understanding them is the first step towards facing the challenges ahead.
Mariana Turcu is one of many Romanian women working as carers in Italy. The country desperately needs her work to support its aging population — but at the cost of many sacrifices for Mariana and her family.
Yoshiyuki Sankai's exoskeletons let paralyzed people walk and even run. Beyond Japan, though, many Westerners view robots more as a threat than as help.
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