Decline in senses affects nearly all seniors

Decline in senses affects nearly all seniors

Nearly all older U.S. adults have an age-related decline in at least one of their senses, a new study finds.

Social groups may lengthen retirees' lives

Social groups may lengthen retirees' lives

Staying socially active by joining book clubs or church groups may add years to your life after retirement, a new study suggests.

When seniors stop driving, poorer health may be a passenger

When seniors stop driving, poorer health may be a passenger

Older adults who give up driving may see their mental and physical well-being decline, a new research review finds.

Seniors who head back to school may reduce dementia risk

Seniors who head back to school may reduce dementia risk

Going back to school could help older people stave off dementia, a new study suggests.

2 natural herbs and 5 simple habits for youthful legs -- no matter your age

2 natural herbs and 5 simple habits for youthful legs -- no matter your age

There are a few tricks to help ensure you never get varicose veins -- or reduce the appearance of those you have.

Your aging eyes

Your aging eyes

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.

Moderate exercise may improve memory in older adults

Moderate exercise may improve memory in older adults

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.

Paying for nursing home care

Paying for nursing home care

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.

Retirement & travel abroad

Retirement & travel abroad

When traveling or retiring abroad, older U.S. citizens should consider the following tips and guidelines provided by the U.S. Department of State.

Healthy eating after 50

Healthy eating after 50

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!