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Attitudes to ageing

What can nuns teach us about ageing well?

Catholic nuns have a very different way of life from most of us, one that is almost unimaginable to those of us in the Western secular world as we rush about meeting deadlines, juggling responsibilities and striving to meet our own needs and those of others around us. Many years ago now, I was educated […]

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Learning

The key to ageing better: exercise your brain

There’s a longstanding link between ageing and cognitive decline, one that has become so accepted that it’s slipped into our everyday language. Once we’re past middle age, having ‘a senior moment’ is just par for the course, isn’t it? Psychologists beg to differ. Research published in Nature: Human Behaviour in February 2022, shows that age-related […]