While chickenpox is usually an illness reserved for children, it can come roaring back in adulthood as shingles. There is no telling if and when shingles will strike, but luckily there are vaccines available to help prevent it. Here are a few things you should know about shingles.
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Getting some shut-eye can be one of the best parts of the day, but as you age, it can become more difficult to do so. Older adults can have a more difficult time getting to sleep, whether it is due to medications, stress, or other factors.
Living with joint pain can make some activities difficult or even impossible. The good news is there are some natural and tasty options that may help keep joint pain at bay.
Although many people will experience hearing loss in their lifetime, there are ways to protect your hearing. Taking care of your ears and preventing hearing loss can be as easy as following these four tips.
Changes in mobility can make your own home seem like a dangerous place. However, there are ways to make the home a safer place for seniors. With a few alterations and upgrades, you can live comfortably in your home again or bring aging loved ones into your home safely.
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.
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.