Geriatricians specialize in preventing and treating diseases of the elderly. They can talk with you about brain health, preserving physical strength, planning for healthcare in the future and many other aspects of aging.
Memory changes are a natural part of aging. But talking to a parent about their memory loss can be uncomfortable. A geriatrician can help do some of the heavy lifting.
There are many reasons we are more at risk for a fall as we age. Find out the risk factors, and how you can remain graceful and keep your balance.
Study finds keeping your blood pressure in check helps brain health as you age. A geriatrician explains.
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Retirement planning should go beyond your finances. Plan to ward off boredom and loneliness by filling your time with friends, family and activities you love.
It’s never too late for your aging, single parent to start dating. It’s also never too late to catch a sexually transmitted disease. Learn how to start a key conversation with your parent about protection from STDs.
Though we often think about diet and exercise as interventions to promote everyday life and healthiness, but these lifestyle choices also influence the concept of frailty, its relationship to surgical risk and the ability to tolerate surgery later in life.