World health organization

10 facts on ageing and the life course

Helmut Wirz discovered a passion for bungee-jumping at the age of 75.
Karsten Thormaehlen

We need to reinvent our assumptions of old age

Society needs to break stereotypes and develop new models of ageing for the 21st century. Everyone benefits from communities, workplaces and societies that encourage active and visible participation of older people.

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