Italian nonno graduates from middle school at 98

Italian nonno graduates from middle school at 98

Salvatore 'Felicino' Piredda passed his middle school exams with top marks this week – at the age of 98.

Inside Casa Verdi, Italy’s retirement home for musicians

Inside Casa Verdi, Italy’s retirement home for musicians

VIDEO: Italian police catch 92-year-old driving on ski slope

VIDEO: Italian police catch 92-year-old driving on ski slope

Italian nonna, 93, heads to Kenya to volunteer in orphanage

Italian nonna, 93, heads to Kenya to volunteer in orphanage

Meet the Italian doctor making house calls on horseback

Meet the Italian doctor making house calls on horseback

Growing old in Italy: Italians live longer but suffer more

Growing old in Italy: Italians live longer but suffer more

This Italian celebrated his 96th birthday by jumping out of a plane

This Italian celebrated his 96th birthday by jumping out of a plane

This dancing grandad has become a viral star in Italy

This dancing grandad has become a viral star in Italy

Italy’s oldest nun shares tips for a long life on 110th birthday

Italy’s oldest nun shares tips for a long life on 110th birthday

Emma Morano, last person alive born in 1800s, turns 117

Emma Morano, last person alive born in 1800s, turns 117

Italy’s oldest man just turned 111

Italy’s oldest man just turned 111

Emma Morano, world’s oldest person, shares her secrets for a long life

Emma Morano, world’s oldest person, shares her secrets for a long life

Italy has Europe’s oldest population: Eurostat

Italy has Europe’s oldest population: Eurostat

Italian man ‘kept dead mum’s body in freezer for months’

Italian man ‘kept dead mum’s body in freezer for months’

Scientists find keys to a long life in Italy’s 100 club village

Scientists find keys to a long life in Italy’s 100 club village

This 104-year-old just saw the sea for the first time

This 104-year-old just saw the sea for the first time

Rome police cook pasta for lonely elderly couple

Rome police cook pasta for lonely elderly couple

Why elderly Italians are saying ‘I do’ to their foreign carers

Why elderly Italians are saying ‘I do’ to their foreign carers

Hero cats save elderly Italian woman from fire

Hero cats save elderly Italian woman from fire

Bologna’s cats inherit plush apartment

Bologna’s cats inherit plush apartment

Boom in divorce among Italy’s elderly

Boom in divorce among Italy’s elderly

Nine die in Italy heatwave

Nine die in Italy heatwave

Elderly woman sought over Rome explosion

Elderly woman sought over Rome explosion

Pensioner fined for slow street crossing

Pensioner fined for slow street crossing

Mayor arrested over ‘care home of horrors’

Mayor arrested over ‘care home of horrors’

Is Italy really a bad place to grow old?

Is Italy really a bad place to grow old?

Care home residents ‘slapped and insulted’

Care home residents ‘slapped and insulted’

‘Elderly woman’ robbed bank with toy gun

‘Elderly woman’ robbed bank with toy gun

Care home workers held over patient abuse

Care home workers held over patient abuse

Some Swedish care homes have had no cases of Covid-19 – what did they do right?

Some Swedish care homes have had no cases of Covid-19 – what did they do right?

Catholic aid organization: Italy urgently needs more migrant carers for the elderly

Catholic aid organization: Italy urgently needs more migrant carers for the elderly

Migrants in Sicily befriend elderly Italians

Migrants in Sicily befriend elderly Italians