Misc. Aging News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/14/2002
The Wander Years

What to do when your memory-impaired loved one disappears from home

4/11/2002
Affordable Medicines Can Lengthen Seniors' Lives

New study suggests Medicare prescription plan proposals should take that into account

4/5/2002
Falls Plague The Elderly

Seniors can change habits to prevent hip fractures

4/5/2002
What a Colorful World

Colors that seniors prefer

3/27/2002
How to Comfort a Person With Alzheimer's

Your voice may be enough to do the trick

3/19/2002
Age a Barrier to Aggressive Heart Treatment

Invasive procedures less likely after 75, study finds

3/16/2002
Don't Get Around Much Anymore?

You're not alone: Study finds partying fizzles with age

3/15/2002
Aging Gracefully

Women's survey sheds some ideas

3/14/2002
Blood Pressure Drugs Double as Bodybuilders

ACE inhibitors reduce muscle loss in older women

3/12/2002
The Secrets to Old Age

Tips that could help you live longer

3/8/2002
More Women, Elderly Falling Prey to Heart Attacks

Prevention programs needed to reverse the trend, study says

3/3/2002
Seniors Benefit From More Preventive Care

Reports says earlier interventions improve quality of life, save money

3/1/2002
2/26/2002
You Are What You Can Eat

What makes older people in Asia happy

2/18/2002
Diet Aids May Promote Healthy Aging

Studies find they give old rats vigor, memory

2/11/2002
Link Found Between Aging and Muscle Loss

Study finds stem cells in older mice turn into fat instead of muscle

2/11/2002
Depression Weakens Immune Systems of Seniors

Even mild cases can make the elderly susceptible to disease

2/8/2002
2/6/2002
Doctors Still Miss Osteoporosis Signs

Many older women go undiagnosed, study finds

2/1/2002
What Goes First as You Get Older

It's an age-old question

1/17/2002
We're Living Longer

Nine years was once middle age

1/7/2002
Thick or Thin Skinned?

What happens to your skin as you age

12/28/2001
Lutein and Zeaxanthin

They're not a law firm

12/17/2001
Marriage Is Golden

Your chances of celebrating 50 years together

12/14/2001
This Old World

Report says 800,000 turn 65 each month worldwide

12/11/2001
Study: Many Elderly Getting Wrong Drugs

'Potentially inappropriate medications' for 1 in 5

11/21/2001
Gaining Time

Over time, weight takes an upward drift, says study

11/5/2001
The Maurice Chevalier Syndrome

Why did you first start smoking?

11/1/2001
Blindness Can Bring Darkness to the Mind, Too

Depression hits hard as elderly start to lose their sight

11/1/2001
Walk Down That Breast Cancer Risk

Even late-blooming exercisers reap big benefits

10/31/2001
Mysterious Tumbles Might Start With the Heart

Pacemakers seem to reduce the elderly's unexplained falls, which British researchers connect to a cardiovascular condition

10/25/2001
A Balancing Act

Your shoes can make a big difference

10/24/2001
You Must Remember This

Tips to improve your memory

10/21/2001
Speaking Up Is Healthy

Government booklet offers tips to older patients about talking to their doctors

10/14/2001
Senior Power

New resource directory lists hundreds of links to health information and aids for older Americans

9/21/2001
Lust for Life

Keeping sexually active is also important as you grow older

9/20/2001
Muscle Deterioration Not Inevitable

There's a similar breakdown for both young and old men, new research finds

9/18/2001
The Care and Feeding of Hands and Feet

As we age, they need more attention

9/11/2001
Push-ups for the Mind

Staying mentally sharp eases aging

9/6/2001
Incontinence Not a Natural Part of Aging

Treatment options are available

8/31/2001
Aging Brain Rallies the Troops

Study shows older adults tap into both brain hemispheres for memory tasks while young adults need only one

8/31/2001
Walk Wisely

It's great exercise, if done with care

8/29/2001
Search for 'Aging Well' Genes Narrowed

Century-old siblings focus of research

8/21/2001
When the Child Becomes the Parent

You might need help making the transition

8/3/2001
Steady as You Go

Take steps to prevent a fall

7/31/2001
Get A Facelift, Live Longer

Mayo Clinic study suggests surgery linked to longevity

7/31/2001
Special Storm Warning

Elderly need to be ready in case of hurricane

7/23/2001
Alert at the Wheel

Some safety tips for aging drivers

7/18/2001
Nursing Home Diet Dilemma

Many factors contribute to malnourishment in elderly patients

7/15/2001
Keep Turning That Wheel of Life

Seniors need to exercise and stick with it