Report finds evidence cardio health is directly linked to cognition. Managing high blood pressure, exercising regularly and adopting other habits that improve cardiovascular health all have serious benefits for your brain, too.
A HIT 1980S sitcom in which four senior women share a home in Miami. Hilarity ensues, and the world falls for “The Golden Girls.”
Transportation apps like Uber and Lyft can be an ideal fit for retirees. Young urbanites were the first to adopt ride-sharing services, but the people poised to benefit most from new transportation options are retirees.
Expert tips to make life brighter after 50
The best advice for maintaining cardiovascular health is to get plenty of exercise and eat a balanced diet made up of small portions lacking in salt, processed sugars and saturated fats, yet high in the right vitamins, proteins, healthy fats like the ones found in fish and lots of fresh veggies and fruits.
Figuring out how to retire is a top priority for many working Americans who dream of a future that is free of deadlines and responsibilities. But there are so many questions to ponder: How much money will you really need? Will Social Security be enough to carry you through?
The muscles of those who worked out looked like those of 25-year-olds and showed less of the inflammation that is tied to health problems as we age.
When it comes to taking care of your brain and your body as you age, a new study suggests you may want to consider adding a dose of ballroom dancing to your health regimen.
This article will help you figure out what factors you need to consider in your search for the perfect canine companion. You’ll also read about 18 specific breeds that are among the best dogs for seniors, including a range of both small dogs and large dogs.
What if, instead of languishing in front of a TV, people with dementia could step inside elaborately constructed sets designed to help them rekindle their pasts?
There are 5 million cases of elder fraud in the United States annually, resulting in $27.4 billion in losses. Most victims don’t report it, due to embarrassment. As awareness of this issue grows, so does the brazenness of those committing the frauds.
If your loved one is exhibiting dementia symptoms, it is crucial to have the talk with him or her as soon as possible. Here are six tips for talking with someone you love about dementia:
Although Parkinson’s disease (PD) is one of the most common neurological disorders, affecting approximately one million people in the United States, there are many myths and misconceptions about the disease.
Nationwide programs provide companionship and support for people who choose to age in place or who have special needs.
The truth is, being a full-time caregiver can affect your emotional, mental and physical health, and it can have unforeseen effects on your relationship with your parent, as well as your other relationships.
If you’re in your sixties or beyond, friendships aren’t just the social glue and glitz of life: As you get older, good friendships can dispel loneliness, improve your health, boost your sense of well-being, and even add to your years.
How yoga can help: Weight-bearing exercises can marginally increase bone density, although the gains are small. Still, yoga is valuable not only because of its potential effect on your physical skeleton but because it helps you build muscle, body awareness, and better balance.
As the number of people living well into 100 years and beyond increases, it is no longer meaningful to classify the entire group aged 55 and above as “old”.
More than 6 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, and that number is expected to grow significantly as the U.S. population ages.
Have you noticed your mother’s memory declining? Do you question your husband’s judgment in areas where he has always displayed competence in until recently? Has your sister been behaving strangely lately and falsely accusing you of taking her money?