Our nation isn’t prepared for this vast demographic shift and its far-reaching consequences.
Conflicts often threaten relationships between aging parents and their adult children just when understanding and support are needed the most.
Seniors face rising rents, health care and other living costs which means that for many entering their retirement, balancing their budget can be a struggle.
One in five seniors reported using leftover antibiotics without consulting their physician.
Mobility managers can help people ‘find a ride’ by connecting them to transportation options in their communities
Aging in place is a major financial commitment, one that may be at odds with retirees’ plans to downsize their lives and budgets.
Hospitals have become so overzealous in fall prevention that they are producing an “epidemic of immobility,” experts say.
Many seniors want to stay in their homes, but can’t when they grow older and more infirm. A pilot project aims to provide services needed to make that possible.
For older adults, health care facilities can be difficult to navigate and, occasionally, perilous.
Millions of seniors across the country quietly go hungry as the safety net designed to catch them frays.
For maximal benefit, technology must be responsive to new generations of older adults who are aging in place.
Older patients have different priorities than younger ones. More than longevity, they value remaining independent and having quality time with loved ones
Scores of older Americans who have been targeted in a scam that uses DNA tests to defraud Medicare or steal personal information.
Evidence suggests that ever more people are putting cameras in a relative’s room to detect and deter abuse.
‘A Slow-Moving Train Wreck’: Most Americans don’t have long-term care insurance yet many will need it.