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One flew a plane at 97; the other went to college at 92. But these two friends are proudest of their legacies of kindness.
Older adults who face an uncertain future reach out to trusted friends to guide them.
Despite a culture clash and lack of time and training, ER doctors see how palliative care averts suffering for elderly patients with serious illnesses.
Tending to somebody you love who has a debilitating condition can be physically and emotionally overwhelming. Here are some tips and resources to help you stay strong.
In California, health officials are thankful for the extra time. They have encountered challenges, including how to pay for the required changes.
About a third of older adults feel lonely, but learning better ways to engage with others and improve relationships can help them avoid such feelings.
Free, daylong sessions run by UCLA teach caregivers how to keep their loved ones safe and engaged, while minimizing the stress in their own lives. Similar programs exist in other states.
Research shows that people with dementia can benefit significantly from efforts to ease communication, improve overall health and other key measures.
Traditionally there for mothers giving birth, a doula’s role has evolved to comforting seniors facing death.
Good nutrition has been linked to a boost in senior citizens’ cognitive skills.