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.
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.
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.
Researchers have claimed that there is no evidence to back up the theory that vitamin D supplements prevent falls.
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.
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.
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 struggle to recall items because they flit too often between `patches` in their memories, a new study has suggested.
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.
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.
Making exercise a part of daily routine can reduce falls in older adults, according to researchers.
A new scientific study has found that young and old people actually experience completely different emotions when they say they are “happy”.
A Johns Hopkins neuroscientist has shed light onto why, as we get older, we face difficulty in remembering new things.
Gardeners are more likely to be organised and optimistic than non-gardeners.
Grandparents have traditionally been seen as the wiser and more caring.
Just two single vodka and orange drinks were enough to slow down reaction time in older adults.
A new study reveals just two single vodka and orange drinks are enough to slow down reactions in older adults.
A new study has found that fear of falling is likely to lead to future falls among older people.
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