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An elderly resident wearing a hearing aid takes part in an activity session run by ACTive Age Malta at Hilltop Gardens retirement village in Naxxar

Sivantos and Widex in $8 Billion Merger to Create No.3 in...

By Stine Jacobsen and Arno Schuetze COPENHAGEN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) Hearing aid makers Widex and Sivantos are merging to create an industry number three that can invest...
Han Min-ja and Yang Won-ju dance at the New Hyundai Core colatec in Seoul

In Daytime Discos, South Korea’s Elderly Find Escape from Anxiety

elderlBy Cynthia Kim SEOUL (Reuters) A discotheque hidden among the back alleys of eastern Seoul is packed with hundreds of grey-haired couples on a Monday afternoon,...
Food delivery programs may reduce senior healthcare costs

Food Delivery Programs May Reduce Senior Healthcare Costs

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health) Ensuring that vulnerable elderly are well-fed could trim their healthcare costs, especially for emergency-room visits, U.S. researchers say Seniors in the Boston...
Wolfgang, 96, from Switzerland is helped to walk by two nurses, while staying at the Care Resort in Chiang Mai

In Ageing Thailand, Developers Race to Supply Locals and Elderly Expats

By Chayut Setboonsarng and Panarat Thepgumpanat BANGKOK (Reuters)  At 79, Thai businessman Boon Vasin's latest $500 million venture is a bet on a market he knows...
The Wider Image: Ageing Japan: Robots' role in future of elder care

Aging Japan: Robots May Have Role in Future of Elder Care

By Malcolm Foster TOKYO (Reuters) Paro the furry seal cries softly while an elderly woman pets it. Pepper, a humanoid, waves while leading a group...
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