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.
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.
Since you can’t wish yourself younger, you’ll just have to defy aging the old-fashioned way -- by trying these 10 anti-aging tips to make yourself look younger.
As baby boomers reach retirement age, many are faced with a difficult conundrum: balancing the challenges of their own golden years with the demands of elderly family members.
Preventing a heart attack is possible, but only by committing to a heart-healthy lifestyle.
The idea of a special diet that relieves arthritis symptoms has been around since the 1930s. But does a diet like this really work?
There are a few tricks to help ensure you never get varicose veins -- or reduce the appearance of those you have.
Arthritis can be a painful and potentially debilitating disease. Fortunately, there are several ways that you can find pain relief for this condition.
Exercises that are performed should be relative to the abilities of the individuals performing them. To get the most out of an exercise routine, older adults should engage in specific activities and exercises that are geared for a more mature age group.