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UTI, Robot: Can AI Detect Urinary Tract Infections?

New artificial intelligence (AI) may be able to identify and help reduce UTIs, which are a common reason why people with dementia are hospitalized.

By Lara DeSanto

Is Palliative Care the Same as Hospice?

Why knowing the difference between hospice and palliative care is critical.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Hearing Aid Costs Keep Many Seniors From Getting Them

Many Americans over 55 can’t afford hearing aids to help with age-related hearing loss, finds a national study conducted at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

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

Post-Menopausal Women Should Not Use Hormonal Therapy to Prevent Chronic Conditions

The latest guidelines no longer support the use of hormone therapy to prevent diseases like heart disease and breast cancer. Here’s why.

By Eileen Bailey

Strengthen Your Migraine Brain: Working Memory

Migraine attacks can affect your working memory—but there are strategies to try between episodes to minimize the effects.

By Tammy Rome

Aging With Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Diabetes can become harder to control as you get older, both mentally and physically. Here's how to ensure you get the best treatment possible as you age.

By Tim Gower

Why You Need a Plan to Conquer Loneliness

Social isolation is not good for the body or the mind. To stave off loneliness, here’s some advice from experts and people who’ve been there.

By Stephanie Stephens

How to Safely Lift Weights After 50

Don’t let weight training work against you if you're over 50. Here are 5 ways to get stronger while saving your spine from injury.

By Sandra Gordon

Can You Trust These Eye Wrinkle Treatments?

Cosmetic filler injections, microneedling, and laser therapy are effective solutions for undereye wrinkles. Here are the pros and cons of each treatment.

By Nancy Monson