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.
As they get older, many — even most — Americans prefer to remain in their own homes as long as they can, AKA “age in place.” However, to do that, many will need to make their residences safer and easier to navigate, by making home modifications.
Recently, WHO revealed that the percentage of global citizens over 60 years will double from 12% to 22% between 2015 and 2050.
A new study explores how specialized care providers can navigate conversations about end-of-life care and help patients optimize their quality of life and mitigate suffering.
New research, published in JAMA Network Open shows that using a comprehensive approach to engage patients in Advance Care Planning (ACP) during the COVID-19 pandemic effectively improves the opportunity for ACP discussions and documentation as well as equitable healthcare delivery.
The COVID pandemic has shown how palliative care can also be valuable for managing the pain and stress of illness.
As we age, health issues often creep up that threaten to tarnish our golden years. Treating some of these diseases and conditions can be expensive.
Study finds patients who consistently see same GP have fewer health complications and emergency hospital visits.