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Enrolling in Medicare is confusing and mind-boggling if you don’t act at the right time and avoid costly mistakes.
Ending pain and suffering has helped several states pass “right-to-die” laws, but dying patients are more concerned about controlling how they die and dying with dignity.
Many aging gays and lesbians who have lived openly for decades are finding that the world of assisted living and nursing homes can be decidedly less accommodating.
New research shows that senior citizens who walk or exercise regularly see tremendous benefits in their health and well-being.
Playing with dolls is good therapy for some elderly people with dementia. They may think the dolls are real babies, but does it matter?
Ten-year-old Josh Hardy died last month. His struggle to survive helped to spur laws to get unapproved drugs to the terminally ill.
Treatment-resistant depression, particularly common among seniors, can raise the risk of suicide and lead to a loss of independence.
Twenty dying people, at peace with their mortality, shared their views on life, love and death with a Los Angeles artist for an exhibit at the Museum of Tolerance.
In order to maximize the important role they play, family caregivers must be proactive in speaking up, planning and documenting their ability to meet their loved one’s health care needs.
A study by the National Academies finds more support is needed for nearly 18 million people giving care to family members 65 and older.