| Oct 7, 2009
Here's proof life doesn't have to stop after you reach a certain age.
It was a birthday party fit for a queen, or should I say a superhero?
Inside the office at Health and Fitness Sports Magazine there were dozens of pictures of Dell Marcum - well, it...
| Oct 26, 2009
Arthur Cohen was a healthy, active 85-year-old when his Toronto doctor recommended a colonoscopy to check for early signs of colorectal cancer.
The colonoscopy -- Cohen's first -- revealed two polyps. During surgery to remove them, the elderly man's...
| Nov 25, 2009
When the temperature drops around the holidays, older adults run a high risk of health problems related to the cold-including hypothermia, frostbite, falls in ice and snow, and injuries. So it's important that they, and those who care for them, take...
| Nov 30, 2009
Some drugs are so common that consumers - at their peril - don't think twice about them. But each drug, whether prescription or over-the-counter, poses risks. To highlight these risks, we offer up a few details on five of the most-prescribed medications,...
| Aug 3, 2009
Despite its reputation, aging doesn't have to be a miserable process.
As it is, Americans are living longer than ever before -- the average man can expect to survive 75.2 years. Women have a life expectancy of 80.4.
But if you want to make it to 100 --...
| Aug 16, 2009
Nothing in gerontology comes close to fulfilling the promise of a dramatically extended life span -- despite bold claims to the contrary.
"I have little doubt that gerontologists will eventually find a way to avoid, or more likely, delay, the...
| Sep 9, 2009
If you would enjoy helping people who have suffered a trauma or who have a debilitating disease become more physically independent, a career as a physical therapist might be the right move for you.
What They Do
Physical therapists (PTs) evaluate and...