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Golden Years
Last Updated: Monday, 16 May, 2005, 08:26 GMT 09:26 UK
MONDAY, 11 APRIL, 2005
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Jin Yingzi at the Silver Age Beauty Contest
Welcome to China's first ever Silver Age Beauty Contest, where 68-year-old Jin shows off her break-dancing.


TUESDAY, 12 APRIL, 2005

Hired as a gentleman host by cruise ship companies, Ryan must dance with the single ladies who travel alone.
WEDNESDAY, 13 APRIL, 2005

New technology has enabled many of Japan's lonely widows to enjoy the company of interactive dolls.
The Golden Years mini-series was broadcast in the UK on BBC Two, 11-15 April 2005 at 1455 BST

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THURSDAY, 14 APRIL, 2005

When coping alone is no longer an option for Italy's elderly, "adopt-a-grandparent" schemes may be the answer.
FRIDAY, 15 APRIL, 2005

Betty Mounser and her dog Tuppence feel secure in one of Australia's increasingly popular retirement villages.







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