New study finds that older women who enjoy quality social connections might reap the rewards in physical health.
As you become more active, you'll increase your odds of living longer—no matter what your age or health history.
For elderly Americans, dog walking is about as enjoyable as it gets when it comes to exercise—just remember to factor in the risks for falls.
Immediate treatment with antibiotics is critical for older adults, as untreated cases can lead to bloodstream infection and death.
Even inside temperatures of 60 to 65 degrees can put older adults at risk for hypothermia.
In your 60s and beyond, even moderate activity around the house can improve your physical health.
Study finds that hip fractures are frequently caused by tumbles that occur indoors—not outdoors.
One out of four Americans fall every year. Use these 6 tips to help yourself (or others) avoid accidents.
Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says.
Older stroke victims with anemia are up to twice as likely to die within a year, compared to non-anemic patients, study finds.
Measurements of multitasking brain activity in healthy older adults could determine the likelihood they'll take a tumble.
As America's over-65 population grows, so too does the number of falls and deaths—and the associated costs, according to a CDC study.
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