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Few things can be as complicated as caring for your mom or dad through their golden years. One common challenge adult children face when caregiving is their parent's refusal to accept help. Understanding why seniors may reject offers for assistance can help you have a more productive conversation.
Integrated healthcare with a structure that connects mental and emotional health to physical health is an ideal model for a multi-pronged approach that recognizes the prevalence of mental health stigma — especially among older adults.
The author of I've Decided to Live 120 Years shares his life-changing tips on how to feel content and fulfilled until the last moments of your life.
Choosing to retire in a CCRC, if it has lots of activities and on-site healthcare, may not only increase longevity but also make life more fulfilling.
Sleeping patterns change as we age, but luckily there are a lot of things that you can do that can help you sleep better even though you no longer sleep like a baby.
Research on the hydra has shined a light on why organisms die, but the picture painted by longevity research so far, although rich in detail, has been contradictory and confusing.
The underlying factors that govern our health and longevity are not merely cheerfulness vs. moroseness, they are positive vs. negative attitudes, compassion vs. hostility, love vs. hate.
It may seem far-fetched to think that studying naked mole-rats could have profound implications for human beings but, in fact, they have already taught us things that could help save lives and improve longevity.
What does it take to have rock hard abs at 80? Dov Michaeli shares his secrets to attaining a hard body and strong mind in the 9th decade of life.
Heterochronic parabiosis involves hooking up the circulation of animals of different ages. Research suggests that a factor in young blood appears to prompt rejuvenation, including liver stem cell proliferation and re-myelination of axons in the oldsters.
At first it sounded like “so, this mouse walks into a bar and asks the bartender, guess how old I am” joke, but then...
A well-done study out of Japan shines a light on the enigma of the U-shaped mortality curve related to alcohol consumption.
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