The built-in stairs lead to the belly of the plane. They're less photogenic than the tall, outdoor steps. But the sturdier stairs pose less of a health and political risk to the 80-year-old president.
At halftime for the Golden State Warriors, a dance crew for performers age 55 and older hits the hardwood and steals the show.
A recent study found that if you expect great sex after midlife, you're more likely to get it. Here's advice for seniors for how to make the most of your love life.
Biden is 80 years old, and would be 86 by the end of a second term. While many voters see his age as cause for concern, a campaign strategist says there are upsides to his decades of experience.
A new survey in Japan shows that most Japanese would prefer rather not to live to the age of 100 or beyond.
A decade after a landmark report on Americans' shorter lives, the problem has only gotten worse. Unlike other wealthy nations, U.S. life expectancy has not bounced back from the pandemic.
In Montana and across the nation, homeless shelters report the worrisome trend that seniors are a growing proportion of their residents.
In Sloviansk, many of those who remain are over 60. Social workers help with food, medicine and cleaning. An 86-year-old calls her social worker "Firefly," saying, "She brings light in a dark time."
The WA Cares Fund would help alleviate the financial burden of long-term care by providing workers a lifetime benefit of $36,500. The program was delayed while lawmakers addressed equity issues.
Mild cognitive impairment, a common brain condition, can be an early sign of Alzheimer's disease. But most people don't know the symptoms. And some may mistake it for normal aging.
To better understand caregivers' experiences over the last two years, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers conducted a national survey, which was released Sept. 28.
The report, Working While Caring: A National Survey of Caregiver Stress in the US Workforce, found that a fifth of working Georgians had to quit their jobs to provide family care.
By 2034, there will be 77 million people age 65 years and older compared to 76.5 million under the age of 18, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. There are roughly 7,300 geriatricians practicing in the United States and the American Geriatrics Society expects 30,000 geriatricians will be needed by 2030.
Many elderly people are unable to travel by car to a facility where they can be vaccinated. Others might be able to go if a ride were available, but they live alone and have no family members to help them.
When scientists revved up the production of an enzyme called GPLD1 in older mice, it stimulated nerve growth in their brains and the animals navigated a maze better.
For nearly 15 years, National Medal of the Arts award-winning poet and author Julia Alvarez has focused on writing picture books and novels for children...