Senior Health

In some states, nursing home residents account for more than half of COVID-19 deaths. It doesn't have to be that way.
“The room was filled with people who wanted to die."
Inadequate staffing and employee training are two common problems that have led to injuries and death in assisted living facilities.
Breaking down everything you need to know about growing older so you can embrace it.
A new Harvard study has estimated more than 4,600 deaths in Puerto Rico caused by Hurricane Maria, compared to the low official government death toll of 64.
Evidence exists for the power of peer support. The approach has been shown to improve health and psychosocial outcomes for
No matter what care path is right for you and your loved one, reach out for the help and resources that are readily available
After we turn 50, we all start to worry about cardiovascular disease and what to do about it. We might also fret about dementia and whether we will get Alzheimer's -- and arthritis is an ailment we prefer to do without. T
So now you all know what to expect when you arrive to your tenth decade but that may not be the end other story, as there are more centenarians now than ever before. Ten years from now expect a column on turning one hundred.
Current devices can only do one thing: monitor glucose or administer insulin. But the artificial pancreas can do both, effectively