Americans aren't just living longer, they're living more years without disabilities, too, a new study shows.
Although aging may mean more physical problems, retirement can help people lead healthier lives, a new study from Australia suggests.
Americans are living longer, but those extra years may include poor health or a disability, a new study finds.
One key to keeping muscles young is as close as the nearest gym, researchers say.
Regular physical activity, including gardening or dancing, may cut Alzheimer's risk by as much as 50 percent, a new study suggests.
Most adult risk-takers continue to take chances as they get older, and that can make them more susceptible to fraud when they're seniors, new research suggests.
Nearly all older U.S. adults have an age-related decline in at least one of their senses, a new study finds.
Staying socially active by joining book clubs or church groups may add years to your life after retirement, a new study suggests.
Older adults who give up driving may see their mental and physical well-being decline, a new research review finds.
Going back to school could help older people stave off dementia, a new study suggests.
There are a few tricks to help ensure you never get varicose veins -- or reduce the appearance of those you have.
As more Americans head toward retirement and beyond, scientists expect the number of people with age-related eye problems to rise dramatically. But you can take steps to ensure you minimize those problems.
A new study in older adults shows that brisk walking can increase the size of a brain region involved in memory formation. The finding suggests that moderate physical exercise can help protect the brain as we age.
The Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home by the Department of Health & Human Services provides valuable information to those about to enter nursing homes or assisted living facilities.
When traveling or retiring abroad, older U.S. citizens should consider the following tips and guidelines provided by the U.S. Department of State.
There are a few common reasons some older people don't eat healthy meals. But, making healthy food choices is a smart and easy thing to do -- no matter how old you are!
When you take on the responsibility of caring for aging parents, the added stress can have an overwhelming impact on your physical health and emotional well-being. Some tips for coping.