Older people should get high dose flu shot: Study

Older people are likely to benefit from a high-dose flu vaccine to ward off the seasonal malaise, which can be particularly dangerous to those over 65, researchers said Wednesday.

Older people can enhance quality of life with just 20 mins walk every day

A new study has revealed that older people can increase their quality of life with just little mobility, that could include 20 minutes walk per day.

Just 25 min of daily exercise could help you stay active in your 70s and 80s

Researchers have said that older people who undertake at least 25 minutes of moderate or vigorous exercise everyday need fewer prescriptions and are less likely to be admitted to hospital in an emergency.

Vitamin D supplements have little effect on risk of falls among older people: Lancet

Researchers have claimed that there is no evidence to back up the theory that vitamin D supplements prevent falls.

Number of dependent older people globally likely to triple by 2050

By the middle of the century, the number of dependent older people in the world will nearly treble to 277 million, with almost half of those suffering from dementia, according to a new report.

Why older people are prone to developing joint disorders

A new study has revealed that scheduled exercise, regular meals and the periodic warming and cooling of joints could relieve the symptoms of osteoarthritis in older people.

Social media can support healthiness of older people: Study

The use of social media by older people can offer valuable additional support in cases of sickness and diseases, a new research has revealed.

Older people stop foraging too early resulting in memory decline

Older people struggle to recall items because they flit too often between `patches` in their memories, a new study has suggested.

Most elderly with dementia can successfully be taken off `harmful` antipsychotic drugs

Antipsychotic medication, used to control behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia in older people, is known to have negative side effects and increases the risk of stroke and death.

Elderly in Delhi-NCR feel isolated: Study

Isolation, both of the social and emotional kind, is one of the main aftermath of fast changing socio-economic and demographic scenario experienced by older people in Delhi.

Exercise can prevent falls in older people

Making exercise a part of daily routine can reduce falls in older adults, according to researchers.

Younger people feel ‘excited’ when happy while older feel ‘peace’

A new scientific study has found that young and old people actually experience completely different emotions when they say they are “happy”.

Why older people fail to remember ‘new’ things with passing time

A Johns Hopkins neuroscientist has shed light onto why, as we get older, we face difficulty in remembering new things.

Gardening gives older people a ‘zest for life’

Gardeners are more likely to be organised and optimistic than non-gardeners.

Older people `have more empathy`

Grandparents have traditionally been seen as the wiser and more caring.

Two drinks slow down older people

Just two single vodka and orange drinks were enough to slow down reaction time in older adults.

Two drinks slow down older people

Just two single vodka and orange drinks were enough to slow down reaction time in older adults.

Just 2 drinks slow reactions in older people

A new study reveals just two single vodka and orange drinks are enough to slow down reactions in older adults.

Just 2 drinks slow reactions in older people

A new study reveals just two single vodka and orange drinks are enough to slow down reactions in older adults.

Fear ‘ups older people’s fall risk’

A new study has found that fear of falling is likely to lead to future falls among older people.