Health and Wellness
Women need not fear menopausal weight gain. Some experts say it is beneficial, but excessive weight gain is not healthy. Here are some tips for preventing problems of menopause.
Over 25 million senior women are at risk of osteoporosis and the known consequences. FRAX helps determine low bone density and the associated risk of bone fracture.
Men from age 40 and up tend to worry about male menopause and related andropause symptoms. Brief description of the problem with recommendations that include seeing a doctor.
When it comes to best walking shoes learn the difference between comfortable walking shoes versus brogans that turn a 50-mile walk into a battle with monster-sized blisters.
Senior women should use sun protection products and follow simple sun safety tips to enjoy sunny activities without damaging skin. Helpful protection tips and product recommendation.
Who experiences more pain once they reach the 55+ age group: Men or women? Stanford University School of Medicine reports women do, but there's one big caveat yet to be answered...
At the age of 75, the body begins to lose muscle at a rapid rate. Learn what steps you can take to slow down the advance of muscle loss as you get older.
A healthy sex life comes from healthy habits: Quit smoking to reduce your chances of impotence; medical study links smoking to erectile dysfunction.
In a fourth-season episode of Seinfeld, a wheelchair salesman tries out a comically over-enthusiastic sales pitch on George and Kramer, entrusted with purchasing a wheelchair to replace one they were inadvertently responsible for destroying.
Staying fit in your senior years isn't always easy. These three exercises can keep you strong and flexible at any age.
Vitamin D is critical to ensuring strong, healthy bones in senior adults. Learn the symptoms of Vitamin D deficiency to determine if you’re at risk.
Breast cancer in men is not unheard of, and male breast cancer can be hard to detect without a breast cancer risk assessment and biopsy. Learn about breast cancer risk factors and treatments.
Female pattern baldness is actually more common than you might think. Here's everything you need to know about hair loss in women.
If you’ve ever walked into a room to look for something but forgot what you were looking for, you’re familiar with the feelings of forgetfulness and frustration.
Don’t have enough room in your budget for a gym membership? Become a member of SilverSneakers and get through the door for free.