One key to keeping muscles young is as close as the nearest gym, researchers say.
Regular physical activity, including gardening or dancing, may cut Alzheimer's risk by as much as 50 percent, a new study suggests.
Most adult risk-takers continue to take chances as they get older, and that can make them more susceptible to fraud when they're seniors, new research suggests.
Nearly all older U.S. adults have an age-related decline in at least one of their senses, a new study finds.
Older adults who give up driving may see their mental and physical well-being decline, a new research review finds.
Going back to school could help older people stave off dementia, a new study suggests.
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.
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.
Preventing a heart attack is possible, but only by committing to a heart-healthy lifestyle.
The idea of a special diet that relieves arthritis symptoms has been around since the 1930s. But does a diet like this really work?
There are a few tricks to help ensure you never get varicose veins -- or reduce the appearance of those you have.
Arthritis can be a painful and potentially debilitating disease. Fortunately, there are several ways that you can find pain relief for this condition.
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.
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.
The answer to help you improve memory is quite simple, really - vitamins. Here are seven vitamins that can help cure your forgetful woes.
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.
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.
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.
When traveling or retiring abroad, older U.S. citizens should consider the following tips and guidelines provided by the U.S. Department of State.
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!
When you take on the responsibility of caring for aging parents, the added stress can have an overwhelming impact on your physical health and emotional well-being. Some tips for coping.