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