By Susan Scutti | Fri, 11/22/2013 - 12:04
A new Pew Research Center survey finds that in certain situations, most Americans wish to be allowed to die.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 08/29/2013 - 11:57
In a new study that surveyed senior health, researchers find that elderly individuals are leading longer and healthier lives — disability-free.
By Makini Brice | Fri, 01/25/2013 - 17:52
The World’s Oldest Marathoner Fauja Singh has announced that he will be hanging up his running shoes after the Hong Kong Marathon in February.
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 Makini Brice | Tue, 01/15/2013 - 16:31
Here’s some good news if you have a sweet tooth: diets high in sugar and fat may not have much of a health impact…if you are over the age of 75.
By Amber Moore | Tue, 09/25/2012 - 16:29
A new study has shown that there is a large variation in the use of antibiotic pills among the elderly across the U.S., a worrisome trend because overuse of antibiotics leads to resistance to these drugs, side effects and increased healthcare cost.
By Makini Brice | Tue, 08/28/2012 - 10:50
People who are more fit have less of a risk for chronic diseases associated with old age.
By Martin Grens | Fri, 08/24/2012 - 09:45
Driving gets more dangerous with age, but older adults may be more vulnerable while walking on the sidewalk than behind the wheel.