Precision medicine hopes to revolutionize healthcare by revealing everything that’s going on in your body. It seems I’m not the only one who would prefer to be left in the dark.
24/7 surveillance may deter abuse in long-term care facilities, but even its advocates admit it’s no panacea.
A new poll suggests domesticated animals are a great source of stress relief for geezers. My relationship with our elderly neurotic cat tells me it’s not nearly that simple.
With a new study suggesting that restorative sleep depends on the same cellular dysfunction that accelerates aging, I’m left to choose between the lesser of two evils — while trying to keep my spouse happy.
A casual conversation takes a fatalistic turn, challenging my belief in the infinite moment.
Are my boomer compatriots so easily influenced by fake news on social-media sites that they’re presenting a serious threat to civic life? I’m not so sure.
With my grandson moving away, I’m struggling to balance expectations against the inevitability of change.
Medical technology can sometimes creep me out, but news of a “smart” toilet seat simply makes me laugh.
Weakness overtakes us all at some point in our aging journey, but new research suggests an antidote.
Sports, like tennis, that involve more social interaction may help longevity, according to a recent study.
To reduce tension in your eyes, spend a few minutes every day doing these exercises.
As the opioid epidemic overtakes the senior set, I’m reminded of how serious pain can overrule any internal debate over the pros and cons of painkillers.
Tending to your cardiovascular health may ward off dementia in seniors, a recent study says.
If you opt to supplement with collagen, here are some tips to follow — as well as a primer on decoding labels.
A new study may explain why geezers tend to be happier than their youthful peers, but it seems that joy can come with a cost.
Try these tips for finding a pastime that’s right for you.
Yes, the beta-carotene found in carrots really does support your vision.
While in no way diminishing the devastation dementia exacts on its victims and those who care for them, visionary experts are forging a new treatment path — one that may yield surprising benefits.
Each of us finds our own way to the present moment. This is my journey.
“Computer vision syndrome” is an actual thing. Here are some tips to protect your eyes when using screens.
Feeling gloomy in your middle years? Award-winning journalist Jonathan Rauch tells us why life gets better after 50.