Misc. Aging News

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11/17/2017
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Health Tip: Eating Healthier as You Age

Make sure your diet is age-appropriate

10/31/2017
10/26/2017
10/23/2017
Ditch the Throw Rugs, Seniors!

Hip fractures are more likely to follow indoor falls in warm weather, study finds

10/23/2017
Poverty Does No Favors for Health

The less wealthy are more likely to become disabled or die early, new analysis finds

10/20/2017
10/17/2017
10/13/2017
Good Lifestyle Choices Add Years to Your Life

Certain behaviors, many associated with various genes, were linked to longevity in large study

10/11/2017
America's 'Beautiful People' Are Changing

Icons of attractiveness are more diverse, older now than in decades past

10/10/2017
Fertility Tests May Not Be Best Gauge of Your Biological Clock

Doctors say age remains a better indicator of a woman's 'reproductive potential'

10/6/2017
Today's Middle-Age Americans in Worse Health Than Prior Generations

50-somethings will face more challenges as retirement nears, study suggests

9/27/2017
1 in 3 Seniors Take Sleep Aids

But national guidelines generally recommend against these products for those over 65

9/26/2017
The Benefits of Simply Moving More

You can improve heart health without structured exercise

9/22/2017
Coming Soon: Glaucoma Self-Care, From Home?

Study finds many patients can manage self-testing, but one doctor questions its value

9/21/2017
For Men, Fitness Can Often Last a Lifetime

Activities enjoyed when younger are often continued, but lots of men take up walking as they age

9/21/2017
Health Tip: Stair Safety For Older People

Suggestions to help prevent falls

9/20/2017
Prostate Cancer Symptoms Aren't Always Obvious

Warning signs often confused with other conditions

9/20/2017
Opioid ODs Have Cut Into U.S. Life Expectancy: CDC

Doctors must start treating addiction, expert says

9/20/2017
Fracture Risk Higher for Seniors With Diabetes

Bone weaknesses seen in those with blood sugar disease

9/19/2017
9/19/2017
Are Today's Teens Putting the Brakes on Adulthood?

They're often postponing traditional 'milestones' to growing up, study suggests

9/14/2017
U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall

But more cases are expected as baby boomers age, report says

9/12/2017
Many May Get Hospice Care Too Late

Study suggests that most end-of-life care occurs in final 2 weeks

9/12/2017
Take a Stand Against Sitting Too Much

Couch potatoes might help cut their risk of early death by getting up every 30 minutes, study finds

9/11/2017
9/7/2017
Remember This: A Healthy Body Keeps the Mind Sharp, Too

Major heart health groups say exercise, good diet can help you maintain memory as you age

9/5/2017
Is Dementia Declining Among Older Americans?

Rates have fallen among those 70 and older; gains against heart disease might explain trend

8/30/2017
Too Much TV May Cost You Your Mobility

Excessive sitting after 50 is tied to disability, study finds

8/29/2017
Smoking Linked to Frailty in Seniors

But study also found those who had quit didn't suffer same fate

8/28/2017
More Than Half of Americans Will Need Nursing Home Care: Study

More short-term stays the biggest factor fueling the increase

8/24/2017
Patients' Hearing Loss May Mean Poorer Medical Care

Misunderstandings raise the risk for medical errors, study finds

8/23/2017
Do Fewer Nightly Dreams Mean Higher Dementia Risk in Seniors?

For every 1 percent drop in sleep's REM phase, a 9 percent jump in odds for thinking, memory troubles, study found

8/22/2017
Dementia Care: A Huge Financial Burden for U.S. Families

Annual costs may top $320,000, study estimates

8/22/2017
Caregiving Needs Double as End of Life Nears

Most rely on family members to provide that support, researchers say

8/22/2017
Health Tip: Heat and the Elderly

How to stay safe when temperatures rise

8/21/2017
Lower Blood Pressure Best for Seniors' Minds

And study found that healthy reductions may benefit blacks even more than whites

8/15/2017
A Little Drinking Might Lengthen Your Life: Study

But researchers stress too much alcohol can increase risk of early death