We know that overindulging in our favorite foods isn’t good for our health, but researchers propose a new way of quantifying just how harmful those treats can be.
All that training, regardless of the sport, my pay off in extra years, according to two recent studies.
Being your parent’s caregiver can be difficult, especially when Mom and Dad live far away.
Not that we need another reason to covet iPads, but the tablets may help those with poor vision read more comfortably.
It’s inevitable that as we age, our brains get smaller. Nerves die off, losing their connections, and that leads to a thinned out network feeding our thinking functions. But brain shrinkage isn’t inevitable, according to the …
Helpful tips on how to be there for your ill and aging parents, while protecting your job and the financial well-being of you and your family
A historical study of castrated men in Korea finds that they outlived their peers by a wide margin
Decisions about providing care for an aging parent are by no means easy — or cheap. Make it easier by asking some key questions and discussing them with your parents ahead of time
Elderly patients who undergo cataract surgery may be up to 28% less likely to fall and suffer a crippling hip fracture, a new study finds
Just 10 minutes of wakeful rest may help us absorb new information into memory
If your grandfather was old when he had your father, and your father in turn waited before having you, you may have inherited some life-extending perks.
Five steps you can take now to help Mom and Dad avoid a money mess
In this week’s TIME cover story, available to subscribers here, journalist Joe Klein writes about managing the care of his ailing parents. Following is information about housing and care options for families facing the same long goodbye.