Lifestyle factors such as diet and fitness — and also learning — increase cognitive reserve. And a higher cognitive reserve can help stave off dementia.
Half of women over 50 experience incontinence, but most haven’t talked to a doctor.
Despite warnings that older adults shouldn’t take sedatives that put them at risk of injury and death, many primary care doctors are still prescribing them.
For a good quality of life, people say they want to live in a home-like rather than an institutionalised environment, social connection and access to the outdoors.
Age 65 is when many of us realize that we’re mortal.It’s when we ask: How can I be smart about investing my remaining decades wisely?
Why don’t doctors talk to patients about guns? Lack of time, being unsure what to say and believing patients won’t heed their advice.
Open enrollment for Medicare starts soon. That means we’re starting to see scammers try to trick consumers into buying illegal products.
What does that mean for you? It’s your chance to review your coverage and see if you need to make any changes for next year.
Many “Elder Orphans,” seniors without a spouse or children on whom to depend, face aging without anyone to provide needed social, emotional and physical support.
More than 1 in 10 have had genetic tests ordered by a doctor or ordered them directly, a new survey finds. Others say they’re interested, but many have concerns.