As states relax coronavirus restrictions, older adults are advised, in most cases, to keep sheltering in place. But for some, the burden of isolation and uncertainty is becoming hard to bear.
For a month, residents at the Oaks of Sherwood Park in Keizer have been confined to their rooms, as a growing number of patients have been diagnosed with COVID-19.
Dr. Alan Green’s patients travel from around the country to his tiny practice in Queens, N.Y., lured by the prospect of longer lives.
Vancouver, Wash. - Many older adults take medication for chronic pain. Although medications help with pain, they can cause other health problems. Learn about how to manage medications and deal with chronic pain at the Tuesday, June 20, meeting of the Commission on Aging.
CORVALLIS, Ore. – A study of nearly 7,500 Americans age 65 or older suggests that elevated blood pressure is not related to high mortality risk among people in that age group with weak grip strength.
The Republican health bill up for a vote in Congress tomorrow could come down hardest on seniors and people with disabilities, cutting $150 million from state programs and capping the amount of money the state can spend on long-term care services.