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  1. Elderly and middle-aged people exercise with wooden dumbbells during a health promotion event to ma

    Commentary: Leading longer lives but are we still ageist?

    Throughout the world, healthy ageing is becoming a new norm, researchers say, yet many still hold stereotypical views of ageing and see older ...
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    Lifespan 2040 ranking: US down, China up, Spain on top

    With a projected average lifespan of nearly 85.8 years, Spain - formerly in fourth place - will dethrone Japan, which sits atop the rankings today ...
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    Singaporeans’ average life expectancy forecast to rise to 85.4 years in 2040: Study

    This is an increase of 2.3 years, up from an average of 83.1 years in 2017, according to a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
  4. A man is seen in silhouette walking a dog at Cunningham Park in the Queens borough of New York

    Life expectancy declines seen in US and other high-income countries

    Life expectancy is declining in high-income countries worldwide, driven in part by the effects of the opioid epidemic on younger adults in the U.S.
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    Singapore healthiest country in Asia: Bloomberg index

    Each country was given a health grade equal to its score across variables minus health risk penalties.
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    Higher re-employment age passed into law in Singapore

    The change is among amendments to the Retirement and Re-employment Act passed in Parliament on Monday (Jan 9).
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    As South Koreans live longer, more elderly are forced to keep working

    While South Koreans are living longer these days - many are expected to pass 100 years - government records show a sizable number of elderly ...
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    Global elderly population exploding: US report

    The number of people globally aged 65 and over is expected to more than double by 2050 as the world's senior population continues to rocket, a US ...