Among the fastest growing group of pot users are people over 50, with especially steep increases being seen among those 65 and older.
Under the new rules, these private Medicare insurance plans could require patients to try cheaper drugs first.
With Hurricane Florence predicted to slam the North Carolina coast Friday, health officials are already scrambling to keep older residents safe.
Nursing homes around the country are failing to prevent infections that can lead to sepsis.
As life spans lengthen, adult children like Hall in their 60s and 70s are increasingly caring for frail, older parents — something few people plan for.
Well-dressed residents, well-staffed homes – a researcher has found.
A proposed rule would prohibit home health aides paid directly by Medicaid from having their union dues automatically deducted from their paychecks.
There is no cure for Alzheimer’s but there are many things that can be done to make life better for people with dementia and their caregivers.
Many Americans over 50 favor limits on painkiller prescribing, and those who receive prescriptions need more counseling about risks and safe disposal options.
With increasing life expectancy and geographic mobility, the chance of aging without a partner or children is significant.