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  Buying a gift for anyone  can be difficult, especially if that person is an elderly parent or loved one. Many seniors say, "Don't spend your money on me, I already have everything I need." And by the time they have reached a certain age, this...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 20% of people age 55 years or older experience some type of mental health concern. The most common conditions among older adults include anxiety, severe cognitive impairment, and mood disorders (depression or bipolar disorder).   Anxiety Studies show that anxiety disorders...

Aging in place has become a popular concept over the last decade as members of the baby boom generation enter their senior years. Most older adults want to stay in their own homes as they age. In fact, according to a 2012 survey conducted by...

As you get older, changes begin to happen with your eyesight. Around 40, adults start to notice some age-related differences in vision like having difficulty reading or seeing things up close. This is called presbyopia and is a normal part of aging. Presbyopia is a common...

Debt was something members of The Greatest Generation, those people born in the 1900s to the mid-1920s, avoided. Living through  the hardships of the Great Depression and World War II made these folks frugal, and hardworking. They learned to live without and threw nothing away...

You may have noticed tennis courts around your community looking a little different recently with more nets and additional lines. Indeed, indoor and outdoor courts across the country are being converted to accommodate pickleball--one of the fastest growing sports in the United States. Although it was...

Each year, about 1 million people are treated for pneumonia in the United States and approximately 50,000 die from the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs which inflames the air sacs resulting...

As the baby boom generation ages, this group will create a so-called silver tsunami--a term used to describe the impact of America's graying population. The silver tsunami (also called the gray wave) should hit the United States in  2035. This is the year the U.S. Census...

Is a declining memory inevitable with aging? This may not always be the case, according to a small study published in the October 2017 journal PLOS One. The Northwestern University SuperAging Program conducted the study first using neuropsychological testing to place participants into two groups....