An 87-year-old woman stranded for hours by a taxi company was given a free ride home in a fire engine, thanks to San Diego firefighters who noticed she was in distress.
Aging dads fall into two categories: those who adapt to change even if it means allowing others to help, and those who refuse to give up any kind of control. How can you help, when it becomes clear that Dad needs you, and your roles begin to reverse?
Sleeping too little or too much is associated with poorer cognitive performance and mental health.
Japanese study found older male golfers were 37% less likely to get dementia.
More than 40 genes have been linked to Alzheimer’s disease for the first time, in a “landmark” study offering hope for better diagnosis and treatment.
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, many older adults are more socially isolated than ever—and thus more vulnerable to being financially victimized.
The COVID pandemic has shown how palliative care can also be valuable for managing the pain and stress of illness.
Study finds patients who consistently see same GP have fewer health complications and emergency hospital visits.
Medicare officials have decided that the federal health insurance program should only cover the controversial new Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm for patients who are participating in approved clinical trials. The preliminary decision, reached after lengthy deliberations, was released on Tuesday by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or C.M.S. If it is finalized later this year, it would significantly limit the number of patients who could use the expensive drug.
Advice for adult children, so their parents in nursing homes and assisted living are safe from scammers.