Chronic loneliness can worsen memory in older adults and cause other declines in mental and physical health. Here’s how to check in on elderly relatives during the pandemic,
When are memory lapses a normal part of aging, and when are they potentially an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease? A geriatric medicine specialist explains.
Aging poses challenges related to exposure to hot weather and higher temperatures. But there are some medications that make it even harder to regulate temperature changes during aging, as well as the medical problems that can come with aging.
Hearing and vision loss are common as we age, but there are things you can do to lessen the impact. A doctor discusses sensory decline and aging.
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Sepsis, or inflammation resulting from the body’s fight against infection, is more prevalent in older adults, whose immune systems and natural physical defenses are weaker due to age.
Geriatricians specialize in preventing and treating diseases of the elderly. They can talk with you about brain health, preserving physical strength, planning for healthcare in the future and many other aspects of aging.
Memory changes are a natural part of aging. But talking to a parent about their memory loss can be uncomfortable. A geriatrician can help do some of the heavy lifting.
There are many reasons we are more at risk for a fall as we age. Find out the risk factors, and how you can remain graceful and keep your balance.
Study finds keeping your blood pressure in check helps brain health as you age. A geriatrician explains.
Retirement planning should go beyond your finances. Plan to ward off boredom and loneliness by filling your time with friends, family and activities you love.