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CDC: 1 in 4 American Adults Live With Disability

According to the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 61 million adults in the United States have a disability that impacts their daily life.

By Diane Domina

Identifying and Treating Anxiety Over 50

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.

By Eileen Bailey

Living With ALS: One Man's Journey

HealthCentral speaks with an ALS patient about living with the condition — and the hope for a cure.

By Lara DeSanto

The MS Generation Gap: How It Affects You

Writer Trevis Gleason explores how the growing MS community can cope with changing demographics and an unclear future for financial support.

By Trevis Gleason

How Virtual Reality Goggles Can Help Seniors

Virtual reality technology can immerse older adults in a three-dimensional environment that transports them to exotic places without having to leave home.

By Susan Ladika

Should You Take Your Kids to Visit Grandma at the Nursing Home?

Do you have a relative who has moved into a nursing home recently? Here’s what to consider before the children visit.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Aging With Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Managing diabetes as you get older can present unique challenges. Here’s what you can do to maintain good glucose control and prevent complications.

By Tim Gower

Finding Beauty in Living With a Chronic Illness

What it’s like to grow up with RA as a young mother.

By Cathy Kramer

Questions to Ask an In-Home Care Agency

Choosing an individual or a company to come into our home, or that of a vulnerable loved one, to provide assistance with anything from cleaning to personal services is never easy. We are giving an unknown person access to not only our property but to ...

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Managing Chronic Pain as We Age: An Interview with Dr. Kenneth Thorpe

Chronic illness can affect people from childhood onward but individuals tend to begin to have problems in middle age. What can people do to avoid it?

By Carol Bradley Bursack