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The goal is to get everyone 50 to 75 checked, but colonoscopy isn't the only choice
A BBB study busts the myth of the duped little old lady
We have write-offs for energy efficiency, why not for aging efficiency?
Surgery is not necessarily the answer to persistent back or nerve pain
The students who invented a better bathing chair are working on a prototype
Find out where germs are lurking and how to keep everything clean
Trying to save money can jeopardize your health — and even your life
It's an all-too-common crime that can result in a loss of thousands of dollars
With the weather working against you, here are ways to limit symptoms
You don't want Rocky sampling your stash, but pot might help his aches and pains
Over-the-counter drugs known as NSAIDs can cause ulcers, kidney failure and stroke
After long suspecting Alzheimer's, doctors did a test
For this frustrating dilemma, a different approach might help
Failure to provide critical customer service is a form of negligence, she says
This effort seeks to combat the growing number of skin cancer deaths
How to get the most out of prescriptions and over-the-counter products
You undoubtedly have at least some. Here's how to get rid of them.
Beware of the hired aide who is exploiting an older adult
The 'Shark Tank'-like event was held to inspire innovation and funding
Money & Security
You can probably earn far more in cash or travel perks by updating your plastic
This special report includes storytelling, news and information about health care for older adults in rural areas
Our special series, Vitality Arts, shows the powerful effect that participating in the arts can have on our minds, bodies and souls. Look to this page for information, resources and inspiration that will help you age better through the arts and show that creativity has no age limit.