Canadians love hockey and many play the sport well into their senior years. A researcher who spent time with a Silver Skaters league found their unique love of the game could help younger players.
Naturally occurring retirement communities, or NORCs, are unplanned communities that have a high proportion of older residents. They may be critical to finding housing solutions for aging Canadians.
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.
The social isolation older adults are experiencing as they try to stay safe from the coronavirus pandemic is raising new mental health risks, but people can take steps to protect themselves.
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.
Social distancing is leaving older Americans more isolated and opening them up to serious health risks.
Despite significant differences in their systems, both countries share the challenge of having to reduce the cost of health and long-term care for older citizens.
A research project may offer insight into how factors like laundry, food and art may be good places to start in addressing problems in long-term care homes.
Studies repeatedly have shown that health care in general and the high cost of drugs in particular are among the top concerns of US voters. But with coronavirus, the issue may fade from prominence.
The United States has 53 million caregivers, according to the latest estimate. And COVID-19 makes what they do much harder.
What's in a word? Plenty, when it comes to the choices we use to describe people over 60. Stigma against older people that has been evident during the COVID-19 pandemic shows why it's time to change.
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.
Look out for your elderly parents, family members, friends and neighbors. It could save their lives.
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.
As technology moves faster and our population gets older, here are some things we can all do to help seniors keep up.
Governments must think about older people's relationships with pets when they're planning both aging-in-place strategies and disaster management.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15; were you aware? Not many people are, yet abuse is growing. Two experts explain the trend and offer possible solutions.
There are reasons to be skeptical, of both the quality of the evidence presented so far and the questionable assumptions that underlie claims of improved cognitive function after brain training.
Both sides have different perceptions about how what the government characterises as a “retirement tax” - the franking credits change – will play out politically.