Every 65 seconds, someone in the U.S. develops Alzheimer’s disease. While there is no cure, experts say early detection and diagnosis is important for a number of reasons.
Parkour, also called “freerunning,” is not for the faint of heart. But, with a few modifications, it might be just the thing for older people at risk of falling.
Running comes with many benefits, but can it keep you young? Here’s a look at some of the research on the topic.
If you hear long-term care facility and automatically think nursing home, it’s not surprising. However, long-term care encompasses a spectrum of options and a progression of choices.
Here’s a glossary of terms encompassing a range of long-term care options and identifying certain agencies and professionals who play a role in the long-term care arena.
Calling all 30,200 assisted living facilities in the U.S. the same is like calling all colleges the same. Here’s what’s to consider.
Having the conversation about a move to assisted living before a health emergency occurs can afford you and your loved one the opportunity to methodically discuss plans to tackle a host of issues, like downsizing and getting rid of extra possessions, figuring out finances and gathering medical records.
It’s important to make your foot health a priority, especially as you get older. Here are six things you may not know about your aging feet — but should.
There’s more to living a long, healthy life that’s often overlooked.
A survey by Caring.com finds that taking care of aging loved ones can take a financial toll on the caregivers through missed work and out-of-pocket costs.
Training too hard could contribute to premature aging. Personal trainer Fairfax Hackley has tips balance your workouts and your long-term health.
Unlike what younger generations believe, older Americans say aging isn’t so bad, according to a new survey by AARP.
The alignment of your posture can affect how you age. Personal trainer Fairfax Hackley has tips to help you properly align your body for better health and for improved fitness.
It’s natural that as we come to terms with our parents growing older, we begin to think about our own aging. Unfortunately, it might take negative experiences to motivate us.
Most older people around the world report that two factors are key to their well-being: access to income and access to health care. Here are the top 10 countries for aging.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.