By Peter Sergo | Sat, 01/04/2014 - 15:03
A study shows that variability within the day affects the quality of sleep of younger and older adults in different ways.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 10/21/2013 - 15:58
Paramedic visits were able to reduce the number of EMS calls from seniors by nearly a third.
By Lizette Borreli | Wed, 10/16/2013 - 16:51
Playing favorites with kids could lead to better caregiving arrangements for moms in the future, a study suggests.
By Lizette Borreli | Thu, 08/29/2013 - 14:18
Statins, cholesterol-lowering drugs, are found to benefit elderly patients at risk for heart disease.
By Amy Boulanger | Mon, 06/17/2013 - 16:15
Learn how to recognize the warning signs and symptoms of heat stroke in elderly loved ones and friends.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 06/13/2013 - 19:38
Older adults who volunteer can reduce their risk for hypertension by 40 percent, adding to the list of other benefits that come with helping the community out.
By Anoopa Singh | Fri, 05/31/2013 - 19:13
Senior citizens may want to think twice about surgeries that require general anesthesia, as it can increase the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease in the elderly.
By Makini Brice | Thu, 01/24/2013 - 14:07
Japanese finance minister Taro Aso has a history of gaffes that would make United States Vice President Joe Biden blush.
By Christine Hsu | Tue, 01/15/2013 - 16:39
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 | Sat, 12/29/2012 - 12:46
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 | Fri, 12/28/2012 - 10:55
China's government has just passed a law requiring adults to regularly visit their parents or risk being sued.
By Christine Hsu | Thu, 12/06/2012 - 17:14
Eating a tomato just two days a week could cut the risk of depression by half, according to a new study.
By Martin Grens | Sat, 11/03/2012 - 11:24
Voters over 50 continue to be more likely to favor Romney's position on two issues that directly affect the elderly: healthcare and Medicare.