By Colleen Sell
The Rochester Medical Center Division of Geriatrics and Aging recently identified the nature and causes of health problems afflicting and expected to afflict the aging population.
1. Physical activity and nutrition: Physical activity and good nutrition prevent or delay many diseases and conditions. As we age, many of us become [...]
We spent Thanksgiving with my cousin and her husband, who is moving into the advanced stages of Alzheimer’s. Over three days, I watched in awe as she patiently and lovingly cared for her partner of 23 years even though most of the time he didn’t recognize where he was or whom he was with.
By Eva Mor, PhD
In 2030 there will be 71 million Americans over the age of 65, and 60% of them will need some sort of health care assistance, according to the US Department of Health and Human Services. In a recent survey conducted by AARP, among Americans 45 and older, only 15% knew the [...]