The recommendation to stop driving is not easy for physicians to make, but greater success in preserving safety can be achieved through involvement of an occupational therapist and with support from the patient’s family.
You may not realize it, but we all start losing 1 percent of muscle mass each year after age 30. That’s why your diet in later years should not look the same as it did when you were younger.
Think you know what sunscreen is and what it’s supposed to do? If you’re like most people, you probably don’t. A new study finds the majority of consumers don’t completely understand the information on a sunscreen label. Northwestern University researchers surveyed 114 patients at a dermatology clinic to determine what they knew and understood about sunscreen. Researchers gave the patients … Read More
There’s mounting evidence that being active as you age has health benefits. A new study shows older people may preserve their mobility and brain function by having a more active lifestyle. Stay active for brain health “Use it, or lose it,” geriatric specialist Ronan Factora, MD says. “The more activity you do, the better off your brain function.” Researchers from Rush … Read More
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As you age, your body experiences many changes, and your hair is no exception. Hair naturally changes in color and texture over time. To keep your hair looking good as you age, it needs special attention.
As the years pass by, many women find that the lifestyle that worked in their 20s and 30s fails to achieve the same results in their 40s and 50s. As women reach their 50s (the average age of onset for menopause), they’ll have to compensate for hormonal, cardiovascular and muscle changes. Weight gain in aging … Read More