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Health Tip: Finding Safe Shoes for the Elderly October 20, 2017

Balance and comfort are key

Health Tip: 5 Suggestions to Promote Healthy Aging October 17, 2017

And see long-term results

Good Lifestyle Choices Add Years to Your Life October 13, 2017

Certain behaviors, many associated with various genes, were linked to longevity in large study

America's 'Beautiful People' Are Changing October 11, 2017

Icons of attractiveness are more diverse, older now than in decades past

Fertility Tests May Not Be Best Gauge of Your Biological Clock October 10, 2017

Doctors say age remains a better indicator of a woman's 'reproductive potential'

Today's Middle-Age Americans in Worse Health Than Prior Generations October 06, 2017

50-somethings will face more challenges as retirement nears, study suggests

1 in 3 Seniors Take Sleep Aids September 27, 2017

But national guidelines generally recommend against these products for those over 65

The Benefits of Simply Moving More September 26, 2017

You can improve heart health without structured exercise

Coming Soon: Glaucoma Self-Care, From Home? September 22, 2017

Study finds many patients can manage self-testing, but one doctor questions its value

For Men, Fitness Can Often Last a Lifetime September 21, 2017

Activities enjoyed when younger are often continued, but lots of men take up walking as they age

Health Tip: Stair Safety For Older People September 21, 2017

Suggestions to help prevent falls

Prostate Cancer Symptoms Aren't Always Obvious September 20, 2017

Warning signs often confused with other conditions

Opioid ODs Have Cut Into U.S. Life Expectancy: CDC September 20, 2017

Doctors must start treating addiction, expert says

Fracture Risk Higher for Seniors With Diabetes September 20, 2017

Bone weaknesses seen in those with blood sugar disease

Are Today's Teens Putting the Brakes on Adulthood? September 19, 2017

They're often postponing traditional 'milestones' to growing up, study suggests

Health Tip: Medication Suggestions for Older Adults September 19, 2017

Be safer when taking your meds

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall September 14, 2017

But more cases are expected as baby boomers age, report says

Many May Get Hospice Care Too Late September 12, 2017

Study suggests that most end-of-life care occurs in final 2 weeks

Take a Stand Against Sitting Too Much September 12, 2017

Couch potatoes might help cut their risk of early death by getting up every 30 minutes, study finds

Heath Tip: Myths About the Aging Brain September 11, 2017

Learn the truth

Remember This: A Healthy Body Keeps the Mind Sharp, Too September 07, 2017

Major heart health groups say exercise, good diet can help you maintain memory as you age

Is Dementia Declining Among Older Americans? September 05, 2017

Rates have fallen among those 70 and older; gains against heart disease might explain trend

Too Much TV May Cost You Your Mobility August 30, 2017

Excessive sitting after 50 is tied to disability, study finds

Smoking Linked to Frailty in Seniors August 29, 2017

But study also found those who had quit didn't suffer same fate

More Than Half of Americans Will Need Nursing Home Care: Study August 28, 2017

More short-term stays the biggest factor fueling the increase

Patients' Hearing Loss May Mean Poorer Medical Care August 24, 2017

Misunderstandings raise the risk for medical errors, study finds

Do Fewer Nightly Dreams Mean Higher Dementia Risk in Seniors? August 23, 2017

For every 1 percent drop in sleep's REM phase, a 9 percent jump in odds for thinking, memory troubles, study found

Dementia Care: A Huge Financial Burden for U.S. Families August 22, 2017

Annual costs may top $320,000, study estimates

Caregiving Needs Double as End of Life Nears August 22, 2017

Most rely on family members to provide that support, researchers say

Health Tip: Heat and the Elderly August 22, 2017

How to stay safe when temperatures rise

Lower Blood Pressure Best for Seniors' Minds August 21, 2017

And study found that healthy reductions may benefit blacks even more than whites

A Little Drinking Might Lengthen Your Life: Study August 15, 2017

But researchers stress too much alcohol can increase risk of early death

Skeletons Give Clues to Americans' Rising Arthritis Rates August 14, 2017

Study suggests reasons for pained knees go beyond the usual suspects -- obesity and aging

Taking a Stand on Staying Mobile After 80 August 14, 2017

Standing exercises better than sitting ones for preserving walking skills, study finds

How Safe and Effective Is Your Sunscreen? August 11, 2017

One out of three may not offer the right protection, study suggests

The Right Shoes Can Help Prevent Falls August 10, 2017

What you should look for in the shoe store

For Cancer Patients in the ER, Delirium Linked to Poor Outcomes August 09, 2017

Seriously confused people were more likely to be hospitalized and to die early, study finds

Yoga May Boost Aging Brains August 09, 2017

Changes seen in areas involved with attention and memory, but it's not yet clear if yoga is the cause

Caring for Aging Parents August 08, 2017

When you need help to help them

Health Tip: One of Three Adults Gets Shingles August 08, 2017

It's the same virus that causes chickenpox in kids

Blood Pressure Fluctuations Tied to Dementia Risk in Study August 07, 2017

But the research only found an association, not cause-and-effect connection

'Loneliness Epidemic' Called a Major Public Health Threat August 07, 2017

Social isolation tied to increased risk for premature death, research suggests

Midlife Behaviors May Affect Your Dementia Risk August 07, 2017

Of greatest importance are diabetes, blood pressure and smoking, researchers say

Study Links Moderate Drinking to Reduced Risk of Dementia August 06, 2017

But finding comes with cautions against excessive alcohol use over extended periods

Protein at All 3 Meals May Help Preserve Seniors' Strength August 04, 2017

Staves off muscle decline, Canadian researchers suggest

As World's Population Ages, Blindness Rates Likely to Grow August 03, 2017

Study of 188 countries finds burden of impaired vision falls hardest on developing nations

10 Factors to Predict Bleeding Risk in Stroke Survivors August 02, 2017

New method may aid doctors in assessing harms, benefits of anti-clotting drugs

In Mice, Brain Cells Discovered That Might Control Aging July 26, 2017

These stem cells might hold valuable clues to time's effects on the body

Opioid Abuse Down in Younger Americans, But Up Among Older Adults July 26, 2017

Rates have doubled in people over 50, report says

High-Dose Flu Shot May Help Nursing Home Residents Avoid Hospital July 21, 2017

Rates of all-cause admission were significantly lower for elderly who got the stronger vaccine, study found

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