Healthy Aging Topics
You may think this is only an issue for your elderly parents, but new research shows even those in their 50s need to watch their step.
The older people get, the more prescriptions they take to stay healthy. That's not always a good thing. Find out how to keep your loved ones safe.
Check your medicine cabinets—a new study found that anticholinergic drugs may make you more likely to develop dementia down the line.
The number of ER visits involving opioid poisoning or dependence more than tripled in Americans over 65 between 2006 and 2014, according to a new study.
Results of a study conducted in Minnesota from 2005 to 2012 suggest antidepressant medications are overprescribed in older adults about 24 percent of the time.
Supplements can help bridge certain vitamin and mineral gaps as you get older, but not all supplements may be right for you.
More than half of older adults who are prescribed statin drugs don’t take the medication as recommended and many stop taking the drug altogether.
A large study suggests daily, low-dose aspirin does not prolong life or cut disability or dementia risk, and that it can raise the risk of bleeding.
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.
Older adults comprise 13 percent of the population but account for 34 percent of all prescription medicine use and 30 percent of all over-the-counter medicine use.