There's a lot of confusion about the new need to choose both a Medicare and a Medicaid provider. The first deadline is Sunday.
The experience of being a stroke patient has changed the way Justin Sciancalepore talks with patients and fellow doctors.
There are treatments that can slow the hair loss down, but they won't bring back what you've lost. Women of African descent have extra problems, but treatment works - if done quickly.
Many of us could make better decisions about retirement if we knew how long we'd live. How hard is it to do that?
The condition, which can lead to isolation and physical injuries, is best addressed early.
A seminar at the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging hammers home the message: It's tough to deal with older adults who have both dementia and guns.
Readers reacted to our story about how resilient seniors deal with the deaths of friends and relatives.
A Jefferson study found that helping people engage in cognitive, physical or social activities reduced the odds of cognitive decline over two years.
Laura Gitlin and Nancy Hodgson say doctors and other medical professionals can do more to help people with Alzheimer's and other diseases live better lives.
If you're worried about getting dementia, a University of Kentucky sociologist has some encouraging news.
A Penn State nursing professor asked older adults what they thought of questions commonly used to screen for memory problems. There was a lot of criticism.
Family members and friends could play an important role in dementia diagnosis.
Thin, brittle, splitting nails are among the consequences of getting older. Dermatologists said there are things you can do to make things better.
Stacey Burling is a medical writer.