Most of us hope to live to see old age, but that doesn’t mean that every aspect of aging is fun.
Most people think that growing old means forgetting more things.
Mental health is a major concern for the young and the old alike. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, geriatric depression occurs in 15 percent of the elderly population.
Do you start your morning off with a cup of coffee or tea?
Older adults who eat at least one serving of leafy greens or salad daily showed slower memory declines
The Alzheimer’s epidemic may be preventable with lifestyle changes.
A team of scientists have used national registries of more than 3.4 million Swedes aged 40 to 80 to study the association between dog ownership and cardiovascular health. Their study shows that dog owners had a lower risk of death due to cardiovascular disease or to other causes during the 12-year follow-up.
If you suffer from sluggish bowel function (in a word, constipation) you have plenty of company – especially if you are of ‘mature years.’
As Alzheimer’s disease continues to grow in prevalence around the world, scientists are searching frantically for a cure.
Most everyone expects they will get gray hair in their later years. However, some individuals see their first gray hairs well before middle age – in their 20s and 30s.