Older patients need longer hospital stays after hip fractures or risk premature death, researchers assert this week in the British Medical Journal.
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A recent NPR survey of older adults had a not-too-surprising finding: No one likes being referred to as "elderly" or as a "senior."
Life experiences with intellectual stimulation may have more impact than demographic influences on cognitive abilities in older adults, researchers find.
Mortality researchers have developed an online assessment tool that helps clinicians predict mortality for older adults.
Older adults who spend time gardening are more likely to eat healthier foods, and report better quality of life and higher energy levels than other seniors who don't garden, according to new research.
Say what you will about youth today, but a new article finds that people of all ages are willing to forgive and respect their elders.
Virtual colonoscopy a safe, effective alternative to traditional procedure for at-risk seniors, study findsFebruary 01, 2010
Screening by virtual colonoscopy is just as effective and potentially safer than traditional screening methods for older patients at risk of colorectal cancer, according to a new report from the American College of Radiology.