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Individuals report that their health and well-being is worse because of the social distancing required during the pandemic.
Some are forming small groups that agree on pandemic precautions.
Sudden cognitive dysfunction is a common concern for seniors who’ve survived a serious bout of COVID-19.
About 60% of elderly people report starting cannabis use after age 60 to help with pain, insomnia, anxiety and depression.
People with cancer, heart disease and diabetes are at increased risk for serious illness from COVID-19.
A weakened biological clock affecting rest and activity cycles could be an early warning sign of this neurodegenerative disease.
Language barriers, loneliness, difficulty accessing food and medicine, and unfamiliarity with new technology are major issues.
This includes New York inmates who are older, sick, pregnant or have serious respiratory conditions or compromised immune systems.
Residents are at heightened risk of serious complications from the illness because of the dual threat of age and close living conditions.
A better chance for good health in our old age
Dorothy Horton, PsyD, answers your questions in her latest Ask Doctor Dee column.
The first meta-analysis to examine hep C treatment outcomes in seniors versus non-seniors found that cure rates are comparable.
Frequent assessments of folks 65 and older may help doctors better identify mild cognitive issues and enable earlier treatment.
Older people who learn they have HIV are likely to have been positive for 4.5 years—the longest diagnosis delay of any age group.
How to pump up those red blood cells
As the U.S. population ages, senior motorists become a growing concern.
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