As you get older, there are some things that just can’t be avoided. In fact, getting older in itself is inevitable, no matter how hard you try to turn back the hands of time. But depression doesn’t have to be included in that list of “to be expected” as you age. However, older adults are at an increased risk for experiencing depression.
Whether it’s that first grey hair or needing to throw on some reading glasses, there are a few things as we get older that just kind of seem, well, inevitable. But can the same be said for back pain?
When it comes to Alzheimer's and dementia, there is a lot of misinformation out there. Put your knowledge to the test.
As we age, we gain experience, wisdom and a new perspective on life. Unfortunately, we can also gain a few fine lines and dark spots, some redness and skin that isn’t as firm as it
It can often be difficult to keep up with important personal health information, like systolic and diastolic blood pressure readings, HDL and LDL cholesterol levels, fasting blood sugar, and so on, but it becomes increasingly
It’s a proven fact that men are less likely to visit the doctor than women. A recent Centers for Disease Control study finds that women are 33 percent more likely to visit the doctor than
The inhabitants of Nicoya Peninsula, in Costa Rica, call it “plan de vida.” People that live in Okinawa, Japan, call it “Ikigai.” But in both languages, the premise is the same—it’s the reason you wake
You can make a huge impact on your health by staying current on all wellness visits, immunizations and recommended screenings for your age or health condition, but what about the times between preventive care visits?
In the early 2000s, scientists discovered that inhabitants of five “longevity hotspots” in the world were up to 10 times more likely to live to the age of 100 than people in other regions, including
Age, as the saying goes, may be nothing but a number, but it is an important number. And as we get older, men and women alike may find themselves reckoning with obstacles they haven’t encountered