| Nov 17, 2009
| 9:32 PM
Patients over 65 -- and sometimes their doctors -- often behave as if sleep problems are as inevitable a part of aging as aches and wrinkles. It doesn't have to be that way, says a group of leading sleep doctors.......
| Nov 17, 2008
Far be it from us to pick nits with billionaire Warren Buffett in these bleak economic times, but perhaps he knows more about finance than he does about sex. "It's nice to have a lot of money, but you know, you don't want to keep it around forever,"...
| May 4, 2008
Question: My wife and I try to make one major trip abroad a year. This year we thought we would go to Northern Ireland in September, but every auto rental agency I've contacted has a maximum age for a car rental. I happen to be 82. Is there any way I...
| Oct 7, 2009
Here's proof life doesn't have to stop after you reach a certain age.
It was a birthday party fit for a queen, or should I say a superhero?
Inside the office at Health and Fitness Sports Magazine there were dozens of pictures of Dell Marcum - well, it...
| Oct 16, 2006
THE role models are all around us: 60-year-old Sylvester Stallone looking trim and muscular, 65-year-old singer Aaron Neville sporting bulging biceps, and a robust Harrison Ford, 64. What do they have that other men their age don't?
Maybe a good...
| Oct 26, 2009
Arthur Cohen was a healthy, active 85-year-old when his Toronto doctor recommended a colonoscopy to check for early signs of colorectal cancer.
The colonoscopy -- Cohen's first -- revealed two polyps. During surgery to remove them, the elderly man's...
| Nov 25, 2009
When the temperature drops around the holidays, older adults run a high risk of health problems related to the cold-including hypothermia, frostbite, falls in ice and snow, and injuries. So it's important that they, and those who care for them, take...
| Nov 30, 2009
Some drugs are so common that consumers -- at their peril -- don't think twice about them. But each drug, whether prescription or over-the-counter, poses risks. To highlight these risks, we offer up a few details on five of the most-prescribed...
| Nov 30, 2009
Some drugs are so common that consumers - at their peril - don't think twice about them. But each drug, whether prescription or over-the-counter, poses risks. To highlight these risks, we offer up a few details on five of the most-prescribed medications,...
| Aug 3, 2009
Despite its reputation, aging doesn't have to be a miserable process.
As it is, Americans are living longer than ever before -- the average man can expect to survive 75.2 years. Women have a life expectancy of 80.4.
But if you want to make it to 100 --...
| Aug 16, 2009
Nothing in gerontology comes close to fulfilling the promise of a dramatically extended life span -- despite bold claims to the contrary.
"I have little doubt that gerontologists will eventually find a way to avoid, or more likely, delay, the...