The number of older Americans increased by 5.4 million since 2000 with 72% of the men married contrasted with 48% of women unmarried and 3.5% of that population is at or below the poverty level.
Do you have landline phone in your home? Well some consumers could be paying hundreds of dollars a year more than they have to and you won’t believe the reason why.
Philadelphia police are looking for a suspect who allegedly attacked and beat up an elderly woman.
The elderly are particularly vulnerable to extreme cold, and a geriatric expert is offering tips on keeping senior citizens safe.
The advocacy group AARP is seeking to tackle hunger among older Americans. To that end, it is holding a fundraiser at the Shops at Liberty Place.
Osteoarthritis is a condition that affects many people as they get older, often with their knees.
The Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly in Philadelphia or CARIE has launched a website to help caregivers
With the mercury soaring into the upper 90s on Tuesday, the fourth day in a row of 90-plus temperatures, emergency room doctors were getting some extra work.
From time to time, generic drugs may vary in shape or color, confusing some patients, especially the elderly.
The Delaware Department of Transportation is hosting a “Senior Driver Day” to help older drivers.
Osteoporosis is a leading cause of fractures in the elderly. Sadly it is also a leading cause of death.
Studies have also shown that seniors benefit greatly from living with a pet.
Police in Wilmington are asking for the public’s assistance in searching for a 78-year-old man who went missing Thursday night.
Over the years, the healthiest people have been those who have continued to stretch, eat well and exercise as they got older.
What is the role of companionship as far as our health is concerned? According to several major studies, having companionship can help us at any age.