As people get older and circumstances change, their social lives can suffer. From the death of a spouse to family and friends moving on to new endeavors, a person may find him or herself suddenly socially isolated.
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Thousands of seniors are killed or injured in car crashes every year. One of the most difficult decisions an individual or their children will face is when an elderly person should stop driving.
A protein shake is a common way some people like to supplement their health plans, but Dr. Young says those health drinks are usually missing one or more essential components.
Throughout the years, popping the cork has transformed regular gatherings into celebrations promoting love and well wishes for everyone sitting around the table. And now studies show red wine also has a place in promoting good health.
There’s more than a sunburn to worry about when you’re having fun in the sun. Here are four ways to enjoy the hot summer without getting burned.
Although the immune system can decline with age, there are steps people can take throughout their lives to keep their immune system going strong. In general, a healthy lifestyle will benefit the immune system, from eating right to sleeping well and getting your shots.
Adults and kids alike love to play in the water, but a fun day of swimming can turn deadly fast if someone gets overwhelmed in the water. Here are five things to know about drowning and how to prevent it.
Osteoporosis may seem like a disease you only worry about later in life but preventing the painful disease can begin in infancy. Here are five things to know about osteoporosis and what can be done to prevent it.
Although falls are common among senior citizens, they can be prevented with modifications in the home and lifestyle changes. Here are five ways to help prevent falls among older individuals.
Nearly all American adults take at least one medication a day, and 29 percent take five or more each day. Whether at home or at the doctor’s office, here are five steps you can take to help prevent harmful problems with medications.