As longer life becomes a reality for more and more individuals in the US, finding ways to improve quality of life throughout a lifetime is becoming increasingly important. This section highlights the many ways people can strive for overall well-being.
5 million Americans are affected by some form of elder abuse each year.
Older people with dementia are experiencing the healing power of music by using 2 new software applications that Front Porch is piloting at several of its communities. Front Porch is a CAST Patron in Glendale, CA.
The skin is the largest organ of the body, but many times it's the least thought about or cared about until there is an issue. The goal is not having an issue.
According to new research from the Institute for Aging Research (IFAR), a protein-rich diet that includes both animal and plant sources helps preserve lean muscle mass and strength in the legs of older adults.
PBS Newshour takes a look at why black seniors are more likely than whites and Latinos to forgo hospice care, and a few efforts currently underway to help change that statistic.