A doctor has developed an advance directive specifically to plan for medical care in the event of dementia.
It’s not clear that statins prevent first heart attacks and strokes in older patients, and the drugs do have side effects that can be harmful.
No work I have ever done has brought me as much joy and hope, or changed my outlook on life as profoundly.
At Green Houses, residents have more independence and facilities are less institutional — a big improvement over most nursing homes, new research finds.
The focus on child care may conceal a bigger barrier to female participation in the labor force: tending to the growing ranks of aging family members.
Conditions at the largest housing project for low-income seniors on the hurricane-ravaged island illustrate a health crisis for the most vulnerable.