At an Alzheimer's Association caregivers conference, a Penn doctor says dementia is ripe for the kind of precision treatments that have revolutionized cancer care. Others emphasized the psychological aspects of care.
Why haven't more American nursing homes tried this popular idea from the Netherlands? Elder law attorney Jerold Rothkoff is a fan and organized a meeting to talk about it.
Winter won't go away. Why should the flu?
They've been exposed to negative ideas about aging the longest and it shows. Experts are trying to change that.
He'll likely be fine, but the procedure may make you cringe.
Penn is leading an ambitious study that is looking at the debate over how hard residents should work more scientifically. Its first results were just published.
Reports from state health departments on Wednesday provided reason to hope the season has reached its peak.
Suggestions on what signs to look for and how to make things safer at home.
The woman had dementia and a history of wandering. She walked out of her independent-living facility on a cold night and couldn't figure out how to get back in.
Flu season usually peaks in February.
New reports from New Jersey and Pennsylvania both show cases are up. Hospital officials say they're seeing it, too.
Stacey Burling is a medical writer.