You know those moments when you can’t pull a word or name out of your brain’s hard drive. Should you worry if it happens more often? New research has an answer.
Author: Kathleen Doheny
Here’s the lowdown for people under 65 and for seniors on Medicare (seniors: watch out for Obamacare scams!).
Meditation is good for you. The list of benefits for those 50-plus is getting much too long to ignore. Learn about the research and find off- or online instruction.
What’s so special about the videogame that scientists have used to tune up aging brains? We talked to one of the researchers involved in the study.
The right type of volunteering can not only make us happier – it can make us healthier. Find out more and get links to volunteer opportunities.
Do your conversations turn into kvetching fests? If you’ve had enough of aching back/insomnia/toilet TMI talk, read these tips from the experts.
When you’re plugged in, do you ignore – even abuse – your body? Learn how to be kind to your muscles, eyes and blood pressure while you’re online.
The saga of the incredible shrinking hearing aid, in words and pictures
“Good afternoon. I’d like to tell you about an unbelievable financial opportunity.” If you think you’d never fall for a line like this, you are probably a social person with a sense of your own value. Or you’re kidding yourself.
A specific brain exercise called the n-back, available online, can significantly improve cognitive function in people of all ages – including seniors.
We’re living longer – but our marriages aren’t. One of every 20 people in the US who gets divorced is now 65-plus, and the numbers are set to rise.
Seniors are warming to the idea of making marijuana legal, according to a new Pew survey. and groups like Grannies for Grass are spreading.
Can aging with attitude help you live longer? Dr. Tom Perls has studied centenarians for 20 years and followed 2,200 people who are 100-plus. Here’s what he’s discovered.
According to sobering new statistics from the Alzheimer’s Association, the number of deaths from dementia has risen steeply in the past decade.
Annual mammogram or bi-annual? PSA or no PSA? What’s the deal with the ever-changing recommendations on cancer screenings for older people?