Latest California Healthline Stories
On April 1, Medicare launched a major initiative — a diabetes prevention program for seniors and people with serious disabilities— that is available in only a few cities.
Memory problems and trouble multitasking are among the symptoms of POCD, a little-known condition that affects a substantial number of older adults after surgery.
Treatment has been terminated for some seniors because therapists told them they weren’t making enough progress or that they had reached their annual limit. We examine the treatment benefits and the barriers under Medicare’s coverage rules for therapy.
Starting in April, new Medicare cards will be issued to the program’s 59 million enrollees. The new cards address serious security concerns, yet there are growing “scams” linked to the rollout.
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.
A new social movement in the U.S. tackles the stigma of living with Alzheimer’s.
Some hospitals now focus on preparing seniors for the risks and realities of surgical care.
Experts provide tips for older patients and their caregivers to cope with the physical and mental declines associated with emergency room visits.
SuperAgers, men and women over age 80 with extraordinary memories, share a commitment to sustaining friendships.