Geriatricians specialize in preventing and treating diseases of the elderly. They can talk with you about brain health, preserving physical strength, planning for healthcare in the future and many other aspects of aging.
Memory changes are a natural part of aging. But talking to a parent about their memory loss can be uncomfortable. A geriatrician can help do some of the heavy lifting.
There are many reasons we are more at risk for a fall as we age. Find out the risk factors, and how you can remain graceful and keep your balance.
As we age, we start to metabolize alcohol differently. Discover what happens to your body when you drink a beer, glass of wine or cocktail, and why these effects intensify after age 65.
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A dermatologist comments on a study exploring how a daily routine of facial exercises for 20 weeks could make some people look younger.
Your voice may change twice in your lifetime – first, due to hormones and, later, to aging. It’s a good idea to listen to what your voice is telling you, especially as you age.
Do you struggle to hear when others are speaking? A hearing aid could be what you need to get you back in the conversation. See signs you might need one, and learn about available styles.
Elder abuse robs people of dignity, health, independence and, ultimately, can lead to a higher risk of prematurely dying. Yet elder abuse remains under-recognized.
Most Americans hope to good, long life. But we have our reservations. This infographic shares highlights from a Cleveland Clinic – Parade magazine survey. Discover what we look forward to, what we don’t, and why we feel younger than our years.
Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our “Short Answer” series. Pain specialist Michael Stanton-Hicks, MD, explains what you can do to manage pain as you age.