A dwindling supply of geriatricians offers few options for elderly patients who are often ill served by physicians who are not trained to treat them.
Bummed out by my painful recovery from an overambitious workout, I find myself slightly perplexed by a new study suggesting that exercise eases depression.
With winter delivering a series of knockout blows, my interest in hibernation gets a boost from an unexpected source.
I haven’t yet reached the point where my eroding capabilities are threatening independent living, but it’s good to know there may be help on the way — eventually.
Here are some tips to pick the best shoes for foot health.
A royal collision sparked renewed debate over elderly drivers and public safety, but I understand completely why geezers refuse to give up their keys.
With the aging population far outpacing the resources of caregivers, robotics seems to be a plausible solution — until you consider the consequences.
New research suggests that killing off neurons in our aging brains might prevent, rather than invite, Alzheimer’s. Personal experience suggests it may be more complicated than that.
The older I get, the more I find myself focusing on what is rather than what may be.
Only if you don’t get the magnification you truly need, says our expert.
Improving strength and mobility in your feet can help alleviate pain, boost athletic performance, and enhance your quality of life.
When our adult daughter vetoed a longtime Christmas Eve tradition, we were forced to acknowledge all the other ways we can celebrate the season.
New research suggests my reluctance to venture out to cultural events may make me prone to depression.
Functional-medicine doc Susan Blum, MD, outlines her basic plan to treat arthritis.
Recent research aims to explain why the aging brain is more distractible.
Why midlife fitness may reduce the risks of depression later in life.
I may not be the best person to suggest that light pollution is keeping seniors awake.
A leading functional-medicine physician explains her gut-healing protocol for overcoming arthritis.
Hospitals are commonly sending their elderly patients home with prescription drugs that do more harm than good.
Geezers are particularly liable to imagine catastrophe whenever some ailment arises, but research suggests that accepting these conditions with equanimity can actually enhance our well-being.
The Medical-Pharmaceutical Complex has been elevating my blood pressure for years by trying to convince me that the systolic readings produced in my doctor’s office matter. New research renders that argument moot.