Social and physical changes in the home can help older adults live alone more easily and protect their cognition, researchers say.
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When doctors appreciate the concerns of older adults with cancer, such as function and forgetfulness, both care and patient satisfaction get a boost.
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An electronic tool called MedSafer alerts physicians and pharmacists when a patient is taking too many medications and flags opportunities to deprescribe.
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An abundance of the ApoE protein, also associated with Alzheimer's and heart disease, may explain why older people have more trouble healing broken bones.
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A new poll finds that many older adults aren't prepared for natural disasters or other emergencies, including severe weather or long-term power outages.
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New research tackles a tough conversation for older adults and their health providers: When does life expectancy make cancer screening unwise?
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Older adults are often leaders in innovation who use their knowledge and creativity to revitalize communities, researchers report.
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