It seems I was born into a mini-generation of boomers that is less susceptible to brain attacks than younger folks, a fact that I find more ironic than reassuring.
I long ago admitted that My Lovely Wife is smarter than me. A new study explains why that wasn’t a bad decision — to a point.
A new study suggests that my aversion to social media could shorten my lifespan.
Two new studies suggest that even a leisurely embrace of bicycling can prevent heart attacks.
The life-extension industry spews forth hyperbole at a pace that would make WikiLeaks blush. Take it all with a grain of salt.
Researchers have developed guidelines to determine whether elderly patients are strong enough to recover from surgery.
My aging brain may not be completely processing the details of my son’s wedding planning, but at least I have an excuse.
As I get older, I’m trying to become less attached to stuff. This is a bit of a challenge when my bike is stolen.
Just as a genetic glitch can shorten the lives of even the healthiest among us, it can also sentence you to a life that seemingly never ends.
Research showing the importance of treating gum disease has forced me to overcome a long-held fear of dentists.
A renowned fitness expert preaches the virtues of high-intensity exercise as the secret to building strength and vitality in my golden years, but I like everything in moderation.
Despite the allure of a simpler life away from society, new research suggests I’ll be healthier if I stay in touch with friends and family.
I turned 65 last week. Am I old now?
My anti-social tendencies are tested by a gathering of future in-laws and research that tells me family connections will prolong my life.
The older we get, the more our brains reward us for charitable behavior, according to a new study. In my case, however, bailing out our kids feels more like repaying a long-overdue debt.
Some experts think geezers like me need more incentives to stay on the job past retirement age, but all the convincing I need is to look at my bank balance.
Experts say the more you exercise as you get older the easier it is for your body to heal. So why is my back still sore?
A new study suggests women age faster during their season of hot flashes.
A new study suggests that geezers might benefit from producing more LDL cholesterol.
Elderly drivers can pose serious public safety dangers, but few of us are eager to hang up our keys.
New research suggests that regular exercise can help geezers heal muscles damaged by . . . regular exercise. But go ahead and do it anyway.