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.
As Boomers age, more and more will reach their 80s, 90s and beyond, lose friends and face the daunting task of making new friends at an advanced age.
In a move to improve cancer care for older adults, the American Society of Clinical Oncology is recommending that all patients age 65 and older receive a geriatric assessment when considering or undergoing chemotherapy.
There has been debate about how to prevent people with mental illness from acquiring guns. But what seniors with declining mental faculties who have guns?