During winter's cold and flu season, our bodies may be more susceptible to illness and can sometimes feel the cold more easily. This article will explore tips for older adults to stay well in colder weather.
Baby Boomers, likely the first generation raised with a focus on the significance of exercise, have led to a surge of adults over 60 more active than previous generations. However, as we age, more activity can increase the risk of injury.
Most days, we go about our routines without giving them much thought, but did you know that some habits could damage our health?
A national poll revealed that approximately 90 percent of Americans over age 50 want to stay in their homes as they grow older. To stay in your own home as you age is called "aging in place."
Over the last century, researchers have noted that our life expectancy has increased dramatically. People are living longer than ever before, and while that is cause for celebration, have you ever considered how well-lived those “extra” years are?
Several physical indicators tell us that we are getting older. However, our overall state of health sometimes determines the rate at which aging progresses. So, what are some physical indicators of aging?
Rates of Parkinson's disease have more than doubled over the past 30 years without a clearly identified cause.
Older adults are at a greater risk of developing cardiac arrhythmias due to an aging heart, other illnesses, and medications affecting the heart.