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How Do You Know When Your Aging Parent Needs Emergency Care?
Find out what signs you need to watch for and how you can be better prepared to handle an emergency department visit for your aging parents.
Why Does Your Body Temperature Change as You Age?
Feeling colder or hotter as you get older? Learn what’s behind body temperature changes as you age — and four ways to reduce heat and cold intolerances.
Pandemic Isolation Can Be Especially Hard on Older Adults
Chronic loneliness can worsen memory in older adults and cause other declines in mental and physical health. Here’s how to check in on elderly relatives during the pandemic,
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Is My Trouble Remembering Due to Aging or Alzheimer’s?
When are memory lapses a normal part of aging, and when are they potentially an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease? A geriatric medicine specialist explains.
How Your Medicine Might Make You More Susceptible to Heat Stroke
Aging poses challenges related to exposure to hot weather and higher temperatures. But there are some medications that make it even harder to regulate temperature changes during aging, as well as the medical problems that can come with aging.
How You Can Cope With Declining Senses as You Get Older
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.
What Is the Link Between Baby Boomers and Sepsis?
Sepsis, or inflammation resulting from the body’s fight against infection, is more prevalent in older adults, whose immune systems and natural physical defenses are weaker due to age.
What is a Geriatrician? Should I Be Seeing One?
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.
Aging Happens! Here’s How to Talk With Your Loved One About Memory Lapses
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.