Bilbao’s city parks offer brain-training games for the elderly

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Katharine Rooney, Senior Writer, Formative Content Loneliness and memory loss are two of the most universal fears about getting old. In Bilbao, Spain, city authorities are tackling both with the launch of a programme of cognitive games for the […]

How Japan can take the lead with an ageing workforce

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Makiko Eda, Chief Representative Officer, World Economic Forum Japan, Member of the Executive Committee Japan, like many countries around the world, faces the transformative effects of Globalization 4.0, as Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies put pressure on existing economic and […]

In Japan, if you’re 76 you’re biologically 65

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Charlotte Beale People experience the health problems of the average 65-year-old at different ages around the world, with citizens in some countries suffering them 30 years earlier than in others. Japan and Switzerland have the healthiest ageing people, […]

More accessible products and services for disabled and elderly people

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Key products and services, such as smartphones, ATMs, ticketing machines and banking services, will be made more accessible to people with disabilities. The European Accessibility Act (EAA), approved by Parliament with 613 votes to 23, with 36 abstentions on Wednesday, aims to improve the […]