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Several conditions — not just Alzheimer's disease — can cause memory loss in older adults. Getting a prompt diagnosis and appropriate care is important.
As society emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, caregivers can take a collective deep breath and begin to take advantage of the return of supportive services. Use these tips as you navigate this time and your role.
It's not surprising that the COVID-19 pandemic changed how we provided caregiving for our loved ones. Read how it's changed, and get tips for positive caregiving support within a family.
You or your siblings may start to question whether your parents can take care of themselves as they age. Use these strategies to relieve the stress of helping with their care.
As you age, some surprising body changes can occur, like losing height or leaking when laughing. Learn what's natural, what's not and steps to delay or lessen the changes.
Getting older? Noticing some wrinkles and muscle loss or forgetting names? In this Q&A, learn simple steps to delay or lessen those changes.
Physical activity is good for people of all ages, especially seniors. Here are tips to keeping moving even during winter's cold, dark days.
After age 30, you start to lose bone mass. Get 5 tips to build stronger bones and combat that loss.
Changes to your body and brain are normal as you age. However, there are some things you can do to help slow decline in memory and lower your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.
When medication is prescribed by a doctor and taken correctly, it can help you with day-to-day life. But did you know that you also should take precautions with over-the-counter medications?
A Mayo Clinic study asking participants 70 and older how their memory now compared with their memory of the past indicated that 4 in 5 had trouble remembering people’s names.
You know every detail of your parents’ first date and have your grandmother’s lefse recipe committed to memory. But when your doctor asks if anyone in your family has had heart disease, you draw a blank.