Slow the Aging Process
Stay healthy for years with daily activity, a good diet and regular screenings.
Eat Right to Slow Aging
Making smart food choices can pay off big time as you age.
Exercise Benefits for Seniors
To stay youthful and happy, don’t slow down in retirement. Speed up.
Loneliness in Seniors
Learn signs of and solutions for social isolation in the elderly.
Tips to Ease Arthritis Pain
Make your medications more effective by combining them with simple lifestyle changes.
Medications and Aging
Chemical dependency is a growing problem among seniors. Here’s what you need to know.
How to Avoid Falls and Stay Strong
The risk of dangerous falls increases with age. Protect your health and independence with preventive strategies.
Ask an Expert
Toni J. Brayer, M.D.
Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation
Why do some people lose height as they age? How much loss is too much?
After age 40, the average person loses about 1/2" of their height per decade. It happens because of gravity and wear and tear on bones, muscles and joints. Think of your skeleton as being made up of your ankles... continue reading about Why do some people lose height as they age? How much loss is too much?