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seniors

Her mission: Keep seniors fall-free

Injuries caused by slips and trips are almost epidemic among older adults, and they are 'absolutely not a natural part of aging.'

Ditch the throw rugs, seniors

Study finds that hip fractures are frequently caused by tumbles that occur indoors—not outdoors.

Patient Story

A heart for the diamond

Surgery and a steely resolve helped Howie Glupker, 76, put his heart attack behind him and the softball field ahead.

Lower blood pressure best for seniors’ minds

Study finds that the higher the systolic number, the more cognitive test scores declined.

Take a stand on staying mobile after 80

Standing exercises better than sitting ones for preserving walking skills.

Behold, the superager

Some folks stay sharp into their 80s and 90s—and it's not just genetics.

Exercise a great prescription to help older hearts

Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says.

Stroke and anemia: Deadly pair?

Older stroke victims with anemia are up to twice as likely to die within a year, compared to non-anemic patients, study finds.

Stave off dementia with exercise

Sedentary seniors are more likely to suffer mental decline.

Retired? What you need to know about fitness

Heed these 6 tips to make workouts work for you... and maybe even have fun, too.

Heart beat indicates later life independence

'Because functional disability develops gradually, it is important to identify it early and take steps to delay decline...'

Coffee linked to healthier brains

The caffeine in your cup of Joe just might impact your long-term neurological health.

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