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Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Need to Know as You Age

Prevention<p>While healthy living can help prevent risk factor conditions associated with Alzheimer’s disease, certain aspects on their own can also …

Medicine

We may finally know what causes Alzheimer’s – and how to stop it

AFTER decades of disappointment, we may have a new lead on fighting Alzheimer’s disease. Compelling evidence that the condition is caused by a …

Eating More Mushrooms Could Improve Your Mental Health—Here's Why

A new study shows that the earthy vegetable could drastically reduce odds of cognitive decline, especially for seniors.<p><i>This article originally</i> …

How to Take Care of Your Eyes as You Age

It’s natural to worry about losing your vision.<p>After all, three of the leading causes of blindness in the U.S.­—cataracts, glaucoma, and age-related …

Changing ‘the tragedy narrative’: Why a growing camp is promoting a more joyful approach to Alzheimer’s

Tom and Peggy Misciagna were sitting in their Manassas, Va., home recently, talking about the children they adopted overseas in the 1980s, when Tom, 64, misremembered a major detail.<p>“We got two kids out of India — ” he said.<p>Peggy, 59, chimed in. “Philippines.”<p>“Oh yeah, Philippines,” said Tom, a …

A Growing American Crisis: Who Will Care for the Baby Boomers?

IDEAS<p>Newton-Small, a TIME contributor, is the CEO of MemoryWell and author of Broad Influence<p>Every day since her husband broke his hip, Beatrice Egger has been afraid. The 91-year-old retired teacher worries when William, 90, a retired principal, is in the shower. She worries when she is helping …

People with dementia lose their ability to daydream

Research by neuroscientists at the University of Sydney has shown that people living with frontotemporal dementia ­– a form of younger-onset dementia …

Older Job Applicants Not Protected By Age Bias Law, Says U.S. Appeals Court

For decades, federal law has protected job seekers over the age of 40 from age discrimination. But in a major blow to older applicants on Wednesday, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Public Appeals ruled that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) only protects current employees and does not …

Music fights dementia one song at a time—and 3 more ways to stay mentally fit

Driving around in the car while belting out Kelly Clarkson with your friends sure does wonders for your mood. But did you know it’s also sneakily …

A Minimalist's Guide to Anti-Aging

I work alongside women whose vanities resemble that of a lab, laden with tinctures, potions, and jars stacked upon each other, each of which we'd …

Anti-aging

Five reasons gratitude can improve your life

If you’re older than 9, it’s hard to resist the urge to roll your eyes when someone at the Thanksgiving table suggests, “Let’s all go around the room …

Not into bingo, 84-year-old Texas woman gets college degree

RICHARDSON, Texas – After raising five kids and retiring at age 77 from her secretarial job, Janet Fein couldn't be blamed for finally relaxing, but that's not her.<p>Fein, now 84, went back to school and will accomplish a long-held goal this week when she graduates from the University of Texas at …

Social Security's 'never-beneficiaries' include these people

This year, 63 million Americans are expected to receive a collective $1 trillion in Social Security benefits – but there are some people who will never be eligible for the program.<p>About 3 percent of people between the ages of 60 and 89 fall into a category the Social Security Administration has …

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SLIDESHOW<p>Press reports, including this one from the <b>SFChronicle</b>▶ <b>LINK</b> ▶ would indicate that CA voters approved <b>Proposition #7</b> on November 6 to permit …

FDA approves direct-to-consumer hearing aid from Bose

It’s the first hearing aid that can be fit and programmed by the user.<p>The US Food and Drug Administration has, for the first time, approved a hearing aid that can be fit, programmed and controlled by the user instead of a healthcare provider. The device comes from Bose and users can make …

Fall Asleep Anytime, Anywhere with This Military-Tested Trick

Is there anything worse than lying in bed late at night, trying desperately to fall asleep and being utterly unable to do so? Yes, there is: You …

31 Surprising Signs You'll Live to 100

It's the little things you do that add years to your life.<p>Consider this: In the 20th century, the average life expectancy shot up 30 years—the …

Dancing Can Reverse the Signs of Aging in the Brain

<i>Summary: Numerous recent studies have shown a link between exercise and improved cognitive performance in older people. A new study reveals dancing</i> …

The Key to Avoiding Weight Gain as You Get Older Probably Isn't What You Think

Like a favourite car that's starting to show its age, many of us begin to put on weight as we get older.<p>"She's not what she used to be!" I heard a …

Dementia vs Alzheimer's: How to Tell the Difference

The terms “Dementia” and “Alzheimer s” have been confusing people for more than a century. ... Here are guidelines on how doctors figure out the …

Bill Gates Pushes Effort to Improve Alzheimer's Diagnosis

A coalition of philanthropists that includes Bill Gates have pledged $30 million to create a venture fund to improve diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.<p>…

Eating your way to better prostate health

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men, especially older men. Sixty percent of diagnoses occur in men older than 65. What we eat …

Do You Really Need Less Sleep As You Age?

There’s no doubt that kids need more sleep than adults. Their growing bodies and brains burn through a lot of energy, and adequate rest and recovery are essential for proper development. That’s why the National Sleep Foundation recommends that teens get eight to ten hours of sleep a night, while …

Rural living keeps the mind sharp into old age, new study finds

Living in the countryside preserves people’s cognitive powers as they get older, a new study has found.<p>A ten-year analysis of more 6,500 people living in the UK showed mental decline was slower among those who lived in villages and rural neighbourhoods.<p>Scientists believe an absence of pollution, a …

Physical Activity as a Determinant of Successful Aging over Ten Years

1.<p>Rowe, J. W. & Kahn, R. L. Human aging: usual and successful. <i>Science</i> <b>237</b>, 143–149 (1987).<p>2.<p>Sabia, S. <i>et al</i>. <i>I</i>nfluence of individual and combined …

These anti-aging pills seem to be actually working

Pills hailed as the first real “anti-aging” drugs inched a little closer to the market after a study found they cut the number of respiratory …

Common cause of dementia may be treatable

A new study — led by the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom — has now uncovered how a disease that affects the brain's small blood vessels …