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.
Author: Kathleen Doheny
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?
Is the best savings strategy to have one bank account or two? New research suggests an answer – and some other ways to save.
Drugging of seniors with antipsychotics is widespread, and NYC nursing homes are doing more than their fair share of it.
Dr. Helen Fisher, scientific advisor to Match.com and an expert in human attraction, discusses the chemistry of love and what happens to it as we age
Poor sleep can cause memories to get stuck in our brains’ short-term storage, a new study shows, which might help explain why we forget names.
Loneliness is hard on your immune system. Whether you’re healthy or sick, it makes you vulnerable to ill health, according to new research.