New data from the Census Bureau reveals that American centenarians are the fastest-growing age segment of the population which has seen a five-fold increase since the 1980’s.
Sleeping with dentures can double the risk of pneumonia, according to a new study on seniors.
Losing the sense of smell predicts the risk of dying within five years, according to a new study on seniors.
Bad sleep increases seniors' risk of committing suicide, according to new research. The latest findings held true even after accounting for depression.
Blues and bad teeth could explain why more than half of seniors to visit the emergency departments are either malnourished or at risk for malnutrition.
Taking Xanax may "significantly increase the risk" of emergency department visits among people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a new study.
Feeling less emotional may indicate a shrinking brain, according to a new study.
Exercising in middle age may protect against dementia, according to a new study.
Seniors with more active thyroid glands are at risk of depression, according to a new study.
Use it or lose it; that's how the saying goes. If you're happily living a couch-potato lifestyle and spending most of your days sitting, soon you might be forced to sit in a wheelchair.
South African seniors are swapping their prescription meds for boxes of condoms to relieve their arthritis pain, according to a new study.
Seniors with diabetes are at least 50 percent more likely to have a physical disability than those without diabetes, according to a new study.
Most people are familiar or have heard of sexual or physical abuse but have no idea that there is another type of abuse that is less obvious. This is called a financially abusive relationship where you wonder "Is my boyfriend using me financially?"