Measuring the level of brain activity in healthy older adults while they are walking can predict their risk of falling, suggests a study led by an Indian-origin scientist.
Engaging in daily activities like making bed, doing the laundry, climbing stairs, carrying groceries, etc can help in the road to recovery from heart attack in older folks.
Older adults may have difficulty combining the stimuli they see and hear, much like trying to watch a video with the audio out of sync, and it could have implications for rapid decision-making tasks such ...
Older adults who are new users of opioids and are already suffering with lung disease are at more than two-fold higher risk of dying from a respiratory-related complication compared to non-opioid users, says a research.
Some older adults with anemia may fare worse after a stroke, a study suggests, although the reason and the right treatment are still unclear.
Older adults with poorly controlled diabetes may struggle with whats known as episodic memory, the ability to recall specific events experienced recently or long ago, a study suggests.
A new study, publishedin the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, shows that older adults who practice meditation regularly may have improved memory functions and better objective cognitive performance than those who don't.
Weight loss: The researchers suggest that age in no barrier when it comes to weight loss. Older people can lose an equivalent amount of weight as younger people using only lifestyle changes.
A Mediterranean diet, comprising fruits, vegetables, olive oil and fish, may help older adults to retain more brain volume, researchers have found.
An hour-long nap after lunch may help older adults to preserve their memories, improve their ability to think clearly as well as to make decisions, a study has found.