Hearing and vision loss are common as we age, but there are things you can do to lessen the impact. A doctor discusses sensory decline and aging.
Anxiety and depression aren’t a natural part of agin. Experts say mental health issues are often tied to having other medical problems and getting help is the first step toward feeling better.
Bringing a friend or family member to a medical appointment helps ensure the best outcome and provides emotional support for the patient.
Did you know that your bones are living tissue? Learn about the many surprises your skeleton holds for you.
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About 2.7 million people in the U.S. are living with chronic hepatitis C, but many don’t know they have it. Baby Boomers are particularly at risk, so it’s best to get tested.
If it’s hot and humid, here’s what older adults need to do to avoid getting dehydrated and getting heat exhaustion.
Protect your skin from the sun with the right sunscreen, especially if you’re concerned about how to prevent your skin from aging.
Do you need dentures? Deciding on and getting dentures can be a complicated, long process. Much depends on the current state of your teeth, so it’s a decision best made in consultation with your dentist. But, there are things you should know about opting for dentures before you make your choice. “Getting and caring for … Read More
If you need to help a loved one use a wheelchair or cane, here are expert tips to keep them (and you) safe.
To keep your bones healthy as you get older, make sure your diet includes foods that are rich in calcium and vitamin D. These nutrients are essential to maintain strong bones, but they cannot reverse or treat bone loss.