Healthy Aging Topics
Errors in diagnosis are all too common—that’s why it's important to learn how to advocate for yourself in the doctor’s office. Here’s what you need to know.
New artificial intelligence (AI) may be able to identify and help reduce UTIs, which are a common reason why people with dementia are hospitalized.
Can you have anxiety in your 50s, 60s, 70s and older? While doctors once thought that anxiety declines with age, it may just be that you get better at coping – or hiding it.
Remember: An active mind and body protect against depression.
Sepsis affects more than 1.5 million people in the U.S. each year. But many don’t know the signs of this deadly medical emergency.
Many older adults mistakenly believe their sadness is a normal part of aging. But untreated late-life depression can intensify. Here’s how to find help.
It’s hard to turn on a TV today without seeing an ad hawking direct-to-consumer DNA ancestry tests — and I was as curious as anyone. But how accurate are they?
The average adult sits for nearly eight hours a day. Here’s why that’s harmful to your health, and what you can do about it.
Do you have trouble hearing but haven’t done anything about it? A quick test you can take from your home phone promises to detect hearing loss.
New research sheds light on aging and sensory impairment.