Home Tags Geriatric medicine
Falls in the elderly are common and can result in injuries and fear of falling. Tai Chi may be helpful in preventing them.
Smart home tech devices, such as smart thermostats, lights, doorbells, and monitors, can make life safer and easier for today's seniors and can help them age in place.
If you or your loved one is a senior with complex medical problems, consultation with a geriatrician can be life-changing.
Losing weight and exercising are the best medicine for pain due to knee osteoarthritis, the problem is both are hard to do. Community-based programs are being developed (and studied) to see what works best.
If you want to maintain your cognitive function, it takes more than brain games. You must activate many brain areas with seriously hard mental work.
AARP opposes Medicaid block grants and per capita caps because we are concerned that such proposals will endanger the health, safety, and care of millions of individuals who depend on the essential services provided through Medicaid.
Early intervention in eye disease can reduce age-related vision loss. Eye tests also provide doctors with information about brain health & cognitive functioning.
When making decisions for an elderly parent, are you making choices that they really want...or that you really want? Beware of Decision Maker Bias.
It is important for family caregivers to set realistic expectations for their loved ones and for themselves. Here are some tips to help make the holidays merry and safe.
We are about to feel the impact of Millennials on our out-of-control healthcare system and hopes are high that they will demand and get the healthcare that they want and need.
The StandUp Walker was designed by an engineer, Howard Liles, to help solve his grandmother's mobility problem. It is now winning awards.
A sequence of extremely random and unlikely events conspired to give us a most amazing drug, the one being used to rejuvenate dogs, rapamycin.