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Our experts track the signs of normal aging from ages 50 to 100 — and there are some surprises.
Seniors face tough — often life-changing — events throughout their final years. But this stage of life does not have to be limited to loss and deterioration.
The facts behind the love story of Edith and Eddie reveals the challenges families often face when dealing with caring for an elder parent with dementia.
Listen and learn from this Kaiser Health News’ Facebook Live event. “Navigating Aging” columnist Judith Graham led a discussion about dementia, one of the most challenging chronic conditions for individuals and their families — which affects millions of American families.
A new social movement in the U.S. tackles the stigma of living with Alzheimer’s.
Patients are often aggressively screened for cancer, even if they won’t live long enough to benefit.
Patients with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias can say in advance if and when they want caregivers to stop offering food and fluids by hand.
Nora Harris, 64, who had early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, raised questions about the power — and limits — of an advance directive to withdraw care.
A Washington state man inherited the mutated gene that stole his mother’s mind. He doesn’t have the disease, and doctors don’t know why.
A long history of racism and cruel experimentation in health care are among the reasons African-American families oppose donating patients’ brains for study.