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August 6, 2019

Ageism is pervasive throughout society, and harmful to young and old alike. But a new study finds some simple steps can help erase it.

Mixing younger and older people in various settings, combined with educating younger people about the aging process and its misconcepti...

August 6, 2019

Keeping your brain active as you age, whether it be working on a computer, playing games or being socially involved, might ward off memory loss, a new study suggests.

Losing memory as you age is a sign of mild cognitive impairment, which can be a gateway to dementia or...

August 6, 2019

Even mild anemia -- low levels of hemoglobin in the blood -- may raise a person's odds for Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, a new study finds.

The same Dutch research also found a correlation between heightened dementia risk and high blood levels of hemo...

August 6, 2019

This article is based on reporting that features expert sources including R. Scott Turner, MD, PhD; Darlene Howard, PhD; Peter Lichtenberg, PhD, ABPP

YOU DON'T NEED TO BE A brain specialist to notice certain differences in images of a healthy older person's br...

May 26, 2019

Planning ahead is often promoted as a responsible and reasonable action for most adults to take. When planning for retirement, people are encouraged to invest in their 401(k) (if offered by an employer), stocks, savings, and other investments. While 78 percent of full-...

May 24, 2019

According to some new research, determining whether an elderly person might become dehydrated, especially in a care home setting, may not be as simple as once thought. While this research, conducted by the University of East Anglia, is limited to care homes, it’s a goo...

May 24, 2019

The U.S. Census Bureau reports that an emerging demographic trend spells trouble for future retirees. By 2030 -- 12 years from now -- senior citizens will outnumber children in the U.S.

Jonathan Vespa, a Census Bureau demographer, says 2030 is the year in which all...

May 24, 2019

Older adults are more likely than other consumers to require a trip to the hospital emergency room (ER). Major risks include falls, heart failure, and dangerous fluctuations in blood pressure.

But the biggest issue sending seniors to the ER are complications from diabet...

March 1, 2019

PRINCE PHILIP, WHO'S 97, was recently involved in a car crash that injured two women and prompted a debate on older drivers in Britain. Two days after the accident, he was photographed driving a Land Rover and not wearing a seatbelt. Of course, that reignited a debate...

March 1, 2019

Interacting with a wide range of people — especially acquaintances and non-family members such as caregivers who work for home care agencies — can help keep seniors more active and healthier longer, according to a new study from the University of Texas at Austin. 

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