Aging in place is increasingly popular for seniors who prefer staying independent, but this living option has both benefits and drawbacks.
If you have an elderly loved one who loves being outside, it is vital to understand and address the symptoms of heatstroke and heat exhaustion.
When you suddenly become a caregiver, one of the most challenging aspects of your new situation is feeling alone and overwhelmed.
Deciding to stop driving due to age is a difficult milestone. No one looks forward to relinquishing their freedom and independence.
By the time we are 70 years old, we can lose up to 70% of our tastebuds - but increasing our sugar and salt intake could be a dangerous solution.
When older individuals incur an injury, their pain can be more debilitating, and recovery may not be as easy. Chronic illness and pain are challenging, but there are some ways to help alleviate and manage pain.
Green plants can assist our health on many ways, most notably by filtering the air - eliminating toxins and releasing oxygen into the room.
If you are a family member of a patient with a life-limiting illness, you've likely heard the terms hospice care and palliative care.
Speech therapy is beneficial for individuals of any age but can be especially helpful to those who rely on quality communication with doctors and family.
While we may understand the reality of mortality more comprehensively than when we were younger, does that make the death of a parent any easier? Does our grief diminish because our parents lived a long life?