Nearly half of Americans ages 65+ have prediabetes, but most don't know it.
In April 2015, the Institute of Medicine released a groundbreaking report on what older Americans can do to keep their brains healthy. The report said that obesity was likely to increase the risk of cognitive decline. The same month, a major study in the British medical journal Lancet found that…
There's no debate that exercise can help us live a longer, healthier life. But let's say you have a chronic health condition that makes exercise difficult. Or maybe you're just very busy. Is there a minimum amount of exercise older adults can do to reap at least some benefits?
How bad are Americans about not getting any physical activity whatsoever? Really bad. Like record-setting bad.
If a new British study is right, slow and steady wins the (health) race for older men trying to lower their risk of stroke.
Not a big fan of exercising at the gym or in a class? No problem! You can get similar health benefits from gardening, mowing the lawn or housework, says a new study of nearly 4,000 60-year-olds.
It doesn't get as much attention as breast cancer, but uterine cancer - also referred to as endometrial cancer - primarily strikes women over 60, killing more than 8,000 a year.
I don't eat seafood - but this article from the Wall Street Journal today is seriously making a good case for consuming more fish with omega-3 fatty acids.
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