Keeping your body and mind active with physical and mental exercise can help lower your risk of dementia. Try these tips to keep your brain in good health.
As our parents age, we become more worried about whether or not they should still be driving. Look for specific signs and learn how to approach the situation with your loved ones.
Do you want to stay in your home as you grow older? If the answer is yes, follow these tips from a geriatric specialist to safely age in place.
Improving balance is important as you begin to age. These exercises can help you improve your steadiness and prevent injuries from trips, slips and falls.
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Visiting older family members during the pandemic is possible with thought, planning and preparation.
When you’re deciding whether it’s safe to visit with elderly relatives who have been vaccinated against COVID-19, experts recommend considering your family’s unique circumstances and taking precautions to keep everyone safe.
Developing frailty does not happen overnight. It takes years for frailty syndrome to develop as a consequence of low physical activity and weight loss. When it does develop, reversal is extremely difficult.
Older adults are prone to experience shifts in their weight for many reasons. In fact, being underweight and undernourished is often a more frequent problem than being overweight in the elderly.
You can make small changes in your life that make you feel like a million bucks. Even if you feel somewhat limited, whether by arthritis pain, circulation issues, or breathing problems, you can overcome many obstacles with a few simple adjustments. Find out how.
Find out what signs you need to watch for and how you can be better prepared to handle an emergency department visit for your aging parents.