A revolutionary co-housing project hatched in Hackney and bankrolled by 40 people’s retirement cash has been set up – but it’s a bit of a commute.
When a group of squatters decided to form a republic in west London, few took them seriously. Forty years on, those on the frontline recall a remarkable victory
Read the full story here: Freedom for Frestonia: the London commune that cut loose from the UK | The Guardian
As we grow old, some of us start developing a rather negative relationship with the mirror because it starts showing off our grey hairs, our body’s saggy parts, and the many lines on our face
Negative stereotypes around growing older are rife. But as Sonia Zhuravlyova reports, a fresh generation is thinking less ‘forever young’ and more ‘ageing joyfully’
Read the full story here: The age advantage | Positive News
As we grow older we suffer a decline in mental and physical fitness, which can be made worse by conditions like Alzheimer's disease. A new study, published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, shows that older people who routinely partake in physical exercise can reverse the signs of aging in the brain, and dancing has the most profound effect.
Read the full story here: Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain | Medical Xpress
Read the full story here: Low Unemployment Healing U.S. Job Market's Ugly Secret | Bloomberg
How much of your lifetime, I asked Sylvia Earle, have you spent underwater?
Lower house MPs vote in favour of bill that will allow people who are terminally ill and in intolerable pain to end their lives
Read the full story here: Victoria becomes first state to legalise assisted dying as parliament passes bill | The Guardian
Read the full story here: Gap between men's and women's life expectancy no longer closing, data suggests