More stories about "Older Adults"

Older Adults with Computer Access May Be Healthier, Says New Study

Building and maintaining online may reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation.

Older Women May Still Benefit from Cervical Cancer Screening

Researchers recommend being screened for cervical cancer until age 69.

Vitamin E May Help Protect Older Adults from Memory Loss

Regularly taking supplements and eating kinds of food that are rich in vitamin E may help maintain brain health.

High Levels of Bad Cholesterol May Increase Alzheimer's Disease Risk

Cholesterol has been linked to the growth of amyloid plaques in older adults diagnosed with dementia.

Getting Physical Even at an Advanced Age May Be Beneficial

New research reveals that regularly exercising at least once a week may promote healthy aging.

Speaking Two or More Languages May Help Delay Dementia

Knowing more than just your mother tongue may protect you from age-related cognitive diseases.

A Mediterranean Diet May Keep You Healthy Until Old Age

Enjoying grains, fruits, berries, vegetables, and fish at a young age may mean better health during your older years.

DIY Activities May Lower Risk of Heart Problems in Older Adults

Remaining active in your older years may help you fight off life-threatening conditions.

Dog Behavior May Signal Health Changes in Older Adults

Researchers say that close monitoring of canine demeanor may help older adults receive proper medical care prior to drastic health changes.

Osteoporosis May Increase Fracture Risk in Older Women

Researchers recommend early prevention in order to avoid complications caused by bone mass decrease.

Diet and Exercise May Lessen Knee Osteoarthritis Pain

A change in lifestyle may help osteoarthritis patients manage their condition better.

Menopausal Women May Have Higher Asthma Risk

The reduction of estrogen in the body may trigger all kinds of diseases, making it important for women in their forties and fifties live a healthy lifestyle.

Exercising Once a Week Found to Be Sufficient for Older Women

The right combination of resistance and aerobic exercise training may help women improve their overall fitness and quality of life.

A Good Grandparent-Grandchild Relationship May Reduce Risk of Depression

According to research, investing emotionally in each other may help the both of you remain happy.

Older Adults with High Blood Sugar Levels May Have Increased Dementia Risk

Maintaining proper glucose levels may help lessen the risk of disease and cognitive decline.

Drinking Hot Chocolate May Help Keep Older Adults Mentally Healthy, Says Study

Two cups of hot cocoa a day may help improve blood flow and protect older adults from neural degeneration.

Mental Stimulation May Slow Down Dementia in Older Adults

Keeping the mind working is as important as keeping the body active.

Proper Ratio of Omega-6 and Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Lower Risk of Hip Fracture in Older Women

A balanced diet has been linked to lower inflammation and osteoporosis risk in post-menopausal women.