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    Pope criticises 'elderly' Europe in speech to parliament

    From:RTE News  View:379  Date:2014-11-28
      Pope Francis has said Europe had become "elderly" during the economic crisis as he visited the European Parliament in Strasbourg.   In a speech to parliament, he said: " Europe seems to give the impression of being somewhat elderly and haggard,... More >>

    Lonely elderly flood Silver Line helpline with calls

    From:BBC News online  View:366  Date:2014-11-28
    In its first year, a free 24-hour UK helpline for the elderly has been inundated with calls about loneliness.   Founded by Esther Rantzen and aided by the Big Lottery Fund, the Silver Line took nearly 300,000 calls, and most were about feeling lonely or isolated.  ... More >>

    Exercise Treats Elderly Depression

    From:ABC News  View:401  Date:2014-11-26
    Exercising three times a week could be more effective than medication in relieving the symptoms of major depression in elderly people and may also decrease the chances that the depression will return over time.  Researchers at Duke University Medical Center , in... More >>

    Draft law to regulate elderly care institutions

    From:Xinhua  View:416  Date:2014-11-24
    Local governments in China will be required to regulate the cost of services in elderly care institutions, according to a draft amendment to the Law on the Protection of the Rights and Interests of the Elderly .   The draft was submitted Monday to a bimonthly session... More >>

    China to promote intelligent care for the elderly

    From:Xinhua  View:453  Date:2014-11-21
    A nationwide campaign has been launched in China to promote intelligent elderly care services, according to a Monday statement from the China National Committee on Aging (CNCA) . An expert committee on aging was established by the CNCA to develop more intelligent care... More >>

    Private sector to care for the elderly

    From:Xinhua  View:636  Date:2014-11-21
    The Chinese government will make major policy adjustments to enable the private sector to play a leading role in providing services for its rapidly aging population, said a senior official from the Ministry of Civil Affairs. Dou Yupei, vice-minister of civil affairs, said the government... More >>