• By AARP   -   Nov 13, 2018

    UNTREATED HEARING LOSS MAY RAISE HEALTH ISSUES AND COSTS

    New report finds an association with higher rates of dementia, depression and hospitalization... Uncorrected hearing loss may raise...

    Hospital, Depression
  • By AARP   -   Nov 13, 2018

    PROTEIN-RICH DIET COULD HELP PREVENT DISABILITY

    A diet rich in protein can help very old people avoid disabilities and keep an independent lifestyle, a study of 85-and-older people...

    Disability, Diet
  • By AARP   -   Nov 13, 2018

    ADDRESSING AGING SKIN ISSUES: ROSACEA, DRY SKIN, TAGS AND MORE

    Don't give up on having a great complexion.... Learn how to banish redness, bumps and spots... Getty Images... Whether you've coasted...

    Skin
  • By AARP   -   Nov 13, 2018

    BE ON HIGH ALERT FOR MEDICARE ENROLLMENT SCAMS

    Getty Images... As Medicare's 60 million beneficiaries pore over their choices for coverage for everything from medical services to...

    Drugs
  • By AARP   -   Nov 13, 2018

    FROM CANCER CTS TO PAP SMEARS, FIND THE HEALTH TESTS RIGHT FOR YOU

    When DiAnne Spain, 66, received a call offering her a free heart scan, she jumped at the opportunity.... But first, to get her scan,...

    Cancer
  • By AARP   -   Nov 10, 2018

    PNEUMONIA AND INFECTION PUT OLDER PEOPLE AT SEPSIS RISK

    What causes this surprisingly large health threat and how to prevent it - in and out of the hospital... In the beginning, it didn't...

    Hospital
  • By AARP   -   Nov 10, 2018

    HIGH-INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING: YOUR MUST-DO WORKOUT

    Fitness marketers often use extreme language to describe the latest hot workout or gear.... But scientists and doctors are now using...

  • By AARP   -   Nov 9, 2018

    NEXT: YOUR PREDIABETES QUESTIONS ANSWERED

    African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans are at elevated risk for diabetes.... Here are 5 tips on how to lower your chances...

    Diabetes
  • By AARP   -   Nov 9, 2018

    DAMAGE FROM SMOKING LINGERS LONGER THAN THOUGHT

    New research suggests it may take up to 16 years for a smoker's cardiovascular risk to return to the levels of a nonsmoker.

  • By AARP   -   Nov 9, 2018

    HEALTHY EATING TIPS FROM THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION

    There are several sneaky heart attack risk factors to watch, including stressors like noise, crime stats, trauma, daylight saving time...

  • By AARP   -   Nov 9, 2018

    THREE IMPORTANT HEALTHY EATING TIPS FROM THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION

    The American Heart Association suggests these three new tips for a slimmer figure and heart-healthy diet.

    Diet
  • By AARP   -   Oct 18, 2018

    MEDICARE ANNOUNCES SLIGHT RISE IN 2019 PREMIUMS

    According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Medicare Plan B premiums will increase from $134 to $135.50 a month for...

    Plan
  • By AARP   -   Oct 18, 2018

    MAKE OVER YOUR SMILE

    Here is everything you need to know to keep your teeth from showing their age - from whitening to veneers to the price.

    Teeth
  • By AARP   -   Oct 18, 2018

    MEDICARE OPEN ENROLLMENT BEGINS TODAY

    Beneficiaries have until Dec. 7 to select or makes changes to their healthcare plan for 2019.... Learn more about the coming Medicare...

    Plan
  • By AARP   -   Oct 15, 2018

    STUDY SHOWS HEALTH SUPPORT LOWERS HOSPITALIZATION

    According to a recent study in 'Health Affairs,' older adults who have access to support services such as health education have lower...

    Hospital
  • By AARP   -   Oct 15, 2018

    NEW LAWS LIFT INSURER 'GAG RULE' ON PHARMACISTS

    Insurance companies can no longer prevent pharmacists from sharing cheaper options for prescriptions with their customers.

    Lifting
  • By AARP   -   Oct 15, 2018

    THERE IS HOPE FOR PEOPLE SUFFERING FROM CHRONIC PAIN

    Fat injections can help people with achy joints, while a new injectable drug can help reduce the number and intensity of migraines.

    Injections, Injection, Drugs
  • By AARP   -   Oct 15, 2018

    NEW TREATMENTS HELP WITH HEARING, VISION LOSS

    New medical breakthroughs are helping people suffering from hearing and vision problems.... Tinnitus could be helped with a sound-therapy...

  • By AARP   -   Oct 12, 2018

    BATTERY-POWERED PUMP HELPS PEOPLE WITH HEART FAILURE

    Belinda Smith , who is suffering from congestive heart failure, uses a left ventricular assist device , which does the pumping for...

    Power
  • By AARP   -   Oct 12, 2018

    PICKING THE BEST MOUTHWASH, ELECTRIC TOOTHBRUSH, FLOSS AND MORE

    From finding the right whitening toothpaste to guidance on when to replace your toothbrush, get tips from dental experts on keeping...

    Teeth, Dental