Healthy Aging Topics
While the federal Medicare program picks up a lot of the heath-care tab for Americans over 65, it doesn’t cover everything.
One of the things a lot of us worry about is how long our parents will be able to take care of themselves — not just physically but financially.
Open enrollment for health insurance for 2017 will mostly work the same as it has in previous years, but there’s an important change.
While a nursing home stay may be nothing to look forward to, it is rarely as expensive as many of us fear, according to a new report.
Getting vaccinated for the flu in late summer, particularly for older adults, may mean less protection from the virus as flu season ramps up in the winter.
If you have persistent stomach distress, don’t take it lightly: It could be gastritis. Here’s how it’s caused and how to find relief.
Millions of areas in the U.S. don’t have enough dentists. A new type of dental professional called a dental therapist is filling that void in some states.
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.
Sales of prescription testosterone pills, gels, and patches have soared. But are they necessary? And do they work? Here’s the latest evidence.
Medicare pays many kinds of medical bills, but it doesn’t cover everything. This quiz could help you avoid some costly surprises.