Researchers say providing one hour of social activities can reduce agitation levels and improve dementia patients' quality of life.
Deep brain stimulation has been shown to benefit some patients with Parkinson's. Can it also work for people with Alzheimer's disease?
Advocates are concerned that a shift in how penalties are used for nursing home violations may leave older residents vulnerable.
Hasbro branches out from its furry children's toys to provide robotic cats and dogs for older adults who need companionship.
An Iowa group has begun a campaign to recycle medications that are now tossed away at extended care facilities. They say reusing the drugs saves a lot of money.
Researchers put people with Parkinson's on a high-intensity exercise routine. They say they noticed a slowdown in the patients' decline in motor skills.
New research identifies signs of "preclinical" Alzheimer's. The data could help identify those with the disease earlier and allow for earlier treatment.
The Betterhumans project is making DNA from supercentenarians available to researchers so they can study the genes of people who live well past 100 years.
Researchers say lack of health insurance coverage is a big reason older adults in the United States lag behind seniors in other developed nations.
As the opioid epidemic pushes children out of their parents' custody, grandparents and other relatives are forced to step up.