When a person with dementia is in distress, they need calm and caring treatment to protect themselves and others – but prevention should be the goal.
Doing aerobic exercise, such as cycling, is known to reduce the risk of an early death. Less has been known about the effect of lifting weights.
For some people, the risks associated with leaving can seem more dangerous than the storm.
Gambling during homelessness is sometimes motivated out of desperation and in the hope of financial gain.
Older Americans are often taught to be fearful of hackers and scammers in their midst while also being told to investigate potential threats. Better advice is to not engage.
Ageing is the single biggest risk factor for developing multimorbidity.
People who stayed active or became more active in adulthood spent between 10% and 22% less on healthcare.
Protein is extremely important for our health as we age.
There is good reason for older people to stay isolated, even as lockdown lifts.
From Facebook to WhatsApp, technology is important to keeping older generations from feeling lonely while social distancing during coronavirus
More older Australians are carrying housing debt later in life, or not owning homes at all, but lack suitable alternatives to the family home. The result is lower incomes in retirement.
Providing support and treatment might help reduce harmful drinking behaviours in seniors.
In two decades, the amount of antidepressants being prescribed jumped from 4% to 11%.
Each device is complex in its own right, and trying to use them together in many different settings makes things even more complicated.
At least one in six older people experience some form of physical, emotional, sexual or financial abuse each year.