Why isn't Paul Rudd aging? For his 50th birthday, PBS NewsHour asked three dermatologists for tips on recreating the Paul Rudd effect.
By Nsikan Akpan
Lonesome George, a wizened Galapagos giant tortoise, was the last of his kind. Now, researchers are using the iconic tortoise’s genetic material to better understand what it takes to live a long life.
By Vicky Stein
What makes older French women so radiant, and have more active sex lives than American women? Journalist Pamela Druckerman wanted to know how women in her adoptive country cope with looking older. She found the secret is simply to aspire…
By Pamela Druckerman
Adult foster homes offer a less expensive, more home-like atmosphere for aging adults than larger facilities. But there are no national guidelines for this type of residential housing.
By Liz Seegert, Next Avenue
By Meghana Keshavan, STAT
Humans are living longer than ever before. But does our species have a fixed shelf life, or could we prolong our lives indefinitely?…
By Philip Moeller
If you never received notification, you might have grounds to argue that the hospital messed up.
Looking at the rising numbers of older citizens who will need care, and the shrinking numbers of younger people available to care for them, it has been clear for a long time that we are heading toward a serious shortage…
By Philip Moeller
A mother writes that the treatment facilities that treat her adult daughter's disorder do not take Medicare. What should they do?…
Researching the doctors in a Medicare Advantage network is the best way to make sure you don't sign up for a plan and then discover you don't like the care available to you.
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