Low-intensity activities like gardening and dancing could help retain brain volume, ultimately slowing the effects of age.
More than 34 million Americans provide unpaid care to an older adult. These caregivers need support, experts say.
Injuries caused by slips and trips are almost epidemic among older adults, and they are 'absolutely not a natural part of aging.'
Study finds that hip fractures are frequently caused by tumbles that occur indoors—not outdoors.
Surgery and a steely resolve helped Howie Glupker, 76, put his heart attack behind him and the softball field ahead.
Study finds that the higher the systolic number, the more cognitive test scores declined.
Standing exercises better than sitting ones for preserving walking skills.
Some folks stay sharp into their 80s and 90s—and it's not just genetics.
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.
Sedentary seniors are more likely to suffer mental decline.
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