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.
A revolutionary study suggests that chronic disease does not necessarily diminish quality of life in your later years.
A new study explains why geezers get distracted. We may just be paying attention to the wrong things.
Recent anti-aging research has left me hungry for better advice.
A new study suggests movement and meditation may conquer dementia and depression. My own experience suggests it promotes an odd sort of conviviality.
A new study suggests that couples tend to become more alike the longer they’re together. This would explain any improvements in my character.
As I prepare to join the Medicare club, a new study suggests much of what we’ve been told about aging and chronic illness may be wrong.
Giving up your job in your golden years could be hazardous to your health, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make some adjustments.
Why do widows thrive more than married women? Maybe it’s all about taking care of husbands.