How can life-extending treatments be available for all?
Ageing to the beat of their own drums – from one to 100 years old
The interned and the undocumented: the immigration spectrum in the US today
Pressing the ashes of the dead onto records: odd novelty or tender remembrance?
What family means to the world’s longest-married couple after 88 years together
How ‘Dr Death’ single-handedly fought for the right to die
At the Cryonics Institute, hope for the future is high, and death is put on ice
Of humming birds and burgers: how old cans pay for a simple 90th-birthday treat
Ask the aged
We’re closer to Alpha Centauri than to cryopreserving humans
Can negativism sweeten life’s small joys in the face of illness and death?
How long does it take to recover from a tragedy?
A moving argument for one woman’s right to choose when and how she dies
A good forgetting
An ageing fisherman embarks on a journey to carry out his friend’s dying wish
Two bickering elderly sisters reveal tantalising glimpses of vivid lives
A 70-year-old Danish mariner and yogi shares his plans for dying well
In 2009, a man arrived in an Irish town with a plan to disappear forever
‘If you can do puberty, you can do old age’: a 90-year-old athlete’s perspective
The good death
Dolls replace former residents in a remote, depopulating Japanese village
Imperceptible and unstoppable: the ageing process comes to life
Sage advice from Leisure World, California’s geriatric synchronised swimmers
Philip Gould wrestles with the meaning, and ecstasy, of impending death