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For some people, their 401(k) is the be-all and end-all of their financial strategy for retirement. However, according to MarketWatch columnist Robert Powell, a 401(k) plan might not be the best idea, depending on your financial situation.
Lifestyle choices such as regular exercise and a nutritious diet have long been staples of healthy senior living. Both are tied to benefits ranging from an ideal blood pressure to a healthy weight.
Of all the health issues facing the senior population, depression may be the one that gets the least amount of attention. By some estimates, approximately 6.5 million adults 65 and older experience some symptoms of depression, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
According to new research by AARP, many baby boomers are facing a caregiver crisis, as few people will be available to help them in their golden years.
The introduction of the Affordable Care Act has confused many Americans, despite numerous attempts to make the system simpler and more transparent.
Most people might enjoy a piping hot cup of cocoa in the colder months, but a new study finds seniors might want to indulge in this treat more frequently.
The symptoms of anemia – including fatigue, shortness of breath, dizziness and headaches – can make it challenging for people to go about their daily tasks, and a new study finds seniors diagnosed with anemia could also be at risk of dementia.
In the past, many believed delirium was developed only after extensive hospital stays, but a new study, conducted by scientists from Johns Hopkins University, has found the issue could arise after surgery as well.
A new study, conducted by scientists from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, has discovered patients with a pre-diabetes diagnosis may be able to stave off type 2 diabetes if they make an effort to lose weight.
Keeping bones strong throughout life is important, but bone density is especially vital to the overall health of seniors. It’s natural for bones to weaken with age, so looking for new methods to help older adults stave off bone loss is crucial to help curb issues like falls and fractures.