Jobs requiring intellectually challenging tasks may help preserve thinking skills and memory as workers age, a new study suggests. More>>
Living abroad is an increasingly popular option for retirees interested in a change of scenery, new cultural experiences, access to affordable healthcare and a lower cost of living.
A lab-created cocoa drink appears to improve normal age-related memory loss, a small study suggests. More>>
The virus that causes common cold sores -- herpes simplex -- might increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease, two studies by Swedish researchers suggest. More>>
Elderly men who've lost the Y chromosome from their blood cells may be at increased risk for earlier death and death from cancer, a new study suggests. More>>
Maybe the federal health insurance program primarily for men and women 65 and over, pays doctor and hospital bills for many older Americans. But it doesn't cover everything.
Do what you can, when you can, is an excellent motto for improving your health habits, especially as you get older. More>>
Once people reach retirement age, their spending habits often change. More>>
As many as one in 20 older adults in the United States may be financially exploited, a new study suggests. More>>
Since you can’t wish yourself younger, you’ll just have to defy aging the old-fashioned way -- by trying these 10 anti-aging tips to make yourself look younger. More>>
Here's one more ability that seems to decline with age: color sense.
As baby boomers reach retirement age, many are faced with a difficult conundrum: balancing the challenges of their own golden years with the demands of elderly family members. More>>
These days, extended families are more likely to be spread out. The good news is, today's grandparents are more tech-savvy than they were even five years ago.
Retirement can sound almost too good to be true. Unfortunately, fewer than half know how much to save in order to maintain something close their current lifestyle. More>>
Preventing a heart attack is possible, but only by committing to a heart-healthy lifestyle. More>>
The idea of a special diet that relieves arthritis symptoms has been around since the 1930s. But does a diet like this really work? More>>
There are a few tricks to help ensure you never get varicose veins -- or reduce the appearance of those you have. More>>
Arthritis can be a painful and potentially debilitating disease. Fortunately, there are several ways that you can find pain relief for this condition. More>>
Exercises that are performed should be relative to the abilities of the individuals performing them. To get the most out of an exercise routine, older adults should engage in specific activities and exercises that are geared for a more mature age group. More>>
One of the greatest benefits of Tai Chi for the elderly is that even individuals who have physical limitations can practice this ancient healing art. More>>
The answer to help you improve memory is quite simple, really - vitamins. Here are seven vitamins that can help cure your forgetful woes. More>>
Whether you are a senior yourself, or caring for an aging parent, the following ideas will help keep the tarnish off those golden years. Consider these helpful products and accessories that can be used around the house to make daily life easier and safer for senior citizens. More>>
If you have an aging parent who is still living on their own, here are two immediate recommendations to make it safer. More>>
Statistics are proving that age 70 really is the new 50. According to the U.S. Travel Association, mature travelers ages 65 or older represented 21 percent of all leisure travelers in 2010. More>>
Getting a diagnosis of any kind of cancer can be frightening. One of the first things many patients do is learn everything they can about their illness, including what options for disease management and treatment are available. More>>
Hearing loss can significantly affect your performance in the workforce. Here are some tips and solutions to ensure your communication skills are at their best. More>>
Each year, one in every three adults age 65 and older falls, leading to moderate to severe injuries. Fortunately, falls are a public health problem that is largely preventable. More>>
As more Americans head toward retirement and beyond, scientists expect the number of people with age-related eye problems to rise dramatically. But you can take steps to ensure you minimize those problems. More>>
A new study in older adults shows that brisk walking can increase the size of a brain region involved in memory formation. The finding suggests that moderate physical exercise can help protect the brain as we age. More>>
Getting older doesn't mean you still can't have an old-fashioned road trip with your friends. But times have changed, so here are some tips to ensure it's a fun and safe one. More>>
With just a few modifications, retired couples can make their homes perfect sanctuaries for their golden years. More>>
The Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home by the Department of Health & Human Services provides valuable information to those about to enter nursing homes or assisted living facilities. More>>
When traveling or retiring abroad, older U.S. citizens should consider the following tips and guidelines provided by the U.S. Department of State. More>>
There are a few common reasons some older people don't eat healthy meals. But, making healthy food choices is a smart and easy thing to do -- no matter how old you are! More>>
*DISCLAIMER*: The information contained in or provided through this site section is intended for general consumer understanding and education only and is not intended to be and is not a substitute for professional advice. Use of this site section and any information contained on or provided through this site section is at your own risk and any information contained on or provided through this site section is provided on an "as is" basis without any representations or warranties.