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Possible world's oldest woman turns 118 in Bolivia

World / Offbeat Oct 27, 2018

Possible world's oldest woman turns 118 in Bolivia

The oldest woman in Bolivia, and perhaps the world, turned 118 on Friday, remaining lucid and in good health, authorities in the South American country said. Julia Flores was born in 1900 in a Quechua family in the mining region of Potosi in the country's ...

Health ministry encourages firms to help workers plan for retirement

National Oct 11, 2018

Health ministry encourages firms to help workers plan for retirement

Company-run programs to help employees get a head start on preparing for retirement are flourishing in Japan as the country's average life expectancy continues to grow. The government is also getting on board, supporting companies that promote seminars that prompt employees to examine whether they ...