The former director of the Icelandic Met Office went parachuting this week in honour of his 95th birthday.
A trial project run by the city of Reykjavík is offering university students housing in an elderly care centre.
Svanur Þorsteinsson visits Sunnuhlíð retirement home three times a week to offer residents rides in a special wagon which attaches to his bike.
Elderly people are occupying some 100 beds at Landspitali University Hospital in Reykjavík, when they should really be in nursing homes, the hospital’s director says.
When the granddaughter of Guðný Ásgeirsdóttir, a 94-year-old woman, came to her deathbed after being told her grandma had passed away, she was greeted by the old woman.