A new position statement issued by a global expert panel, and supported by the National Strength and Conditioning Association, highlights the importance of resistance training for older adults to empower healthy aging.
A poll of older adults finds physical and mental health issues, including hearing problems, as well as poor diet, exercise and sleep habits, are tied to loneliness.
Millions more seniors now self-identify as healthy, federal data show. But the gains occurred only among those with higher levels of education and income.
To fight the spread of superbugs, patients — especially geriatric patients — need education and hand-washing vigilance just like health care employees.