If it’s been a while since your last workout, it’s important to take things slowly.
Emergency abdominal surgery is among the most risky procedures for over-65s.
Older adults in rural areas in Canada are more vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19, including related ones like social connections and public health information outreach.
Loss of muscle mass is a growing concern for the tens of millions of older Americans. It leads to falls and increased isolation, already a huge problem during coronavirus.
Older adults – despite their awareness of increased risk of COVID-19 – are not reporting more feelings of anxiety, anger or stress than younger age groups.
Our study is the first to directly show that swimming, aqua-aerobics and other water workouts offer as many benefits to cardiovascular health as exercising in a gym.
'Eccentric exercises' are a normal part of everyday life – but they may carry some risks.
These drugs may help slow or reverse immune system decline.
Protein is extremely important for our health as we age.
New data shows the Great Recession hurt older, poorer Blacks and Hispanics the most. The pandemic downturn is likely to be even worse for them.
A well-planned plant-based diet can support good health at every age.
COVID-19 public health messages often classify ‘elderly neighbours’ as in need of aid, and overlook the substantial contributions, achievements and resources of older people.
Every year, about 70 per cent of long-term care residents have at least one fall, and half of those result in injury. Wearable gear and changes to living spaces aim to prevent falls and limit injury.
Prejudice toward older Americans can impact their physical and emotional health.
Home health care is a much trickier question after COVID-19, and that becomes an issue for millions of older people who rely on home health care, as well as the workers who care for them.
Even before COVID-19, older adults were vulnerable to isolation and loneliness. Video conferencing apps can ease this. Here are some tips to help make that happen.
Some older adults are struggling to practise social distancing during the global pandemic, even though they’re at high risk. Here’s how to help them.
Just because you’re not thirsty doesn’t mean you’re not dehydrated.
Governments must think about older people’s relationships with pets when they’re planning both aging-in-place strategies and disaster management.
While share houses are more a matter of financial necessity than choice, many older Australians are discovering it has unexpected social benefits for them.