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Using the arts to enhance eldercare

January 23

SINGAPORE — Some are less mobile and agile than they once were, but all 24 of the seniors performed with confidence the hand movements they had practised before an audience at...

Asian-Americans struggle with tradition to care for ageing parents at home

Asian-Americans struggle with...

January 16

SOUDERTON (Pennsylvania) — Two blankets lay on the sofa in Ms Phuong Lu’s home. Ms Doanh Nguyen, her 81-year-old mother, had prepared them for a trip she wanted to take. “She’s...

Brain training helped older adults stay sharp for years: Study

Brain training helped older adults...

January 13

CHICAGO — A brief course of brain exercises helped older adults hold on to improvements in reasoning skills and processing speed for 10 years after the course ended, according...

Managing disability to maintain independence

Managing disability to maintain...

January 02

NEW YORK — Many older adults want to live independently, without relying on assistance from others, for as long as they can. However, how often does that actually happen?

Dialysis takes a toll

Dialysis takes a toll

December 26

NEW YORK — Dialysis is difficult for people of any age, but especially for frail older adults with multiple chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and dementia — the...