Healthy Aging Topics
Rushing to stay out of cold winter weather can cause slips and falls, which can be life-altering for aging adults. Here's how to avoid these mishaps.
Older adults who practice the ancient Chinese martial art tai chi have a lower risk of falling than those who participate in other forms of exercise.
Seniors are not the only ones at risk for falling — in fact, fall risk increases significantly after the age of 40, most notably, in women, say researchers.
A new study suggests that part of the reason older people fall to is due to a physiological change in the gluteal muscles. Learn how to strengthen these muscles.
Last fall, my dad had a series of falls. The first time, he tripped while carrying bags of groceries as he entered his apartment. He couldn’t get to a phone, but luckily he subscribes to the Life Alert program in which he wears a necklace with an ale...