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.
Properly Managing Your Blood Pressure May Protect Your Memory
Study finds keeping your blood pressure in check helps brain health as you age. A geriatrician explains.
Ready to Retire? 8 Healthy Planning Tips You Might Not Think Of
Retirement planning should go beyond your finances. Plan to ward off boredom and loneliness by filling your time with friends, family and activities you love.
Sex and STIs: Why You Should Have ‘The Talk’ With Your Aging Parent
It’s never too late for your aging, single parent to start dating. It’s also never too late to catch a sexually transmitted disease. Learn how to start a key conversation with your parent about protection from STDs.
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5 Tips for Older Adults Who Want To Tackle Winter Chores
For older adults considering tackling the driveway snow, it’s worthwhile to use your judgment to decide if it’s a good idea. It may be sensible to ask someone else to do the work for you.
Do You Worry About Falling? How to Conquer the Fear
Are you less confident about your balance as you age? Find out how you can conquer your fear of falling and maintain your independence.
Surgery for Older Adults: Predicting How You’ll Do Afterward
Though we often think about diet and exercise as interventions to promote everyday life and healthiness, but these lifestyle choices also influence the concept of frailty, its relationship to surgical risk and the ability to tolerate surgery later in life.