By Makini Brice | Jan 24, 2013 02:07 PM EST
Japanese finance minister Taro Aso has a history of gaffes that would make United States Vice President Joe Biden blush.
By Christine Hsu | Jan 15, 2013 04:39 PM EST
Taking a short stroll just four times a week may reduce the risk of early death by an astonishing 40 percent in older people.
By Christine Hsu | Jan 09, 2013 08:48 AM EST
A new study found that older adults who have spoken two languages all their lives score higher on cognitive flexibility tasks than those who only spoke one language.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 29, 2012 12:46 PM EST
With the rising price of long-term care costs, a growing number of sick, elderly Germans are being "deported" to cheaper care homes in Eastern Europe and Asia.
By Makini Brice | Dec 28, 2012 10:55 AM EST
China's government has just passed a law requiring adults to regularly visit their parents or risk being sued.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 06, 2012 05:14 PM EST
Eating a tomato just two days a week could cut the risk of depression by half, according to a new study.
By Gabriel Debenedetti | Nov 03, 2012 11:24 AM EDT
Voters over 50 continue to be more likely to favor Romney's position on two issues that directly affect the elderly: healthcare and Medicare.
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 16, 2012 06:26 PM EDT
Studies demonstrated the probability of humans dying at 72 is the same our ancestors faced at the age of 30.
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 10, 2012 03:58 PM EDT
Video game systems such as the Nintendo Wii have been proven to be a moderate to vigorous form of exercise. Researchers have stated it may actually burn enough calories to qualify as a healthy way to exercise. A new study now suggests it may also improve balance in older people and help them avoid falls.
By Nikki Tucker | Sep 12, 2012 06:29 PM EDT
What does Obamacare mean for the elderly? Is ovarian cancer screening safe? Experimental drug curbs smokers' nicotine craving.