Research helps seniors make informed decisions about risks, benefits of major surgery

Nearly 1 in 7 older adults die within a year of undergoing major surgery, according to an important new study that sheds much-needed light on the risks seniors face when…

New Alzheimer’s diagnoses more common among seniors who have had Covid-19, study finds

The study does not show that Covid-19 causes Alzheimer’s, but it adds to the growing body of research drawing links between coronavirus infection and cognitive function. “​​In the Alzheimer’s disease…

College Seniors Prepare to Enter a Work World in Flux

The DealBook newsletter delves into a single topic or theme every weekend, providing reporting and analysis that offers a better understanding of an important issue in business. If you don’t…

The Pandemic Has Made Many Seniors Less Active

Not only did gyms, yoga studios, pools, adult day programs, community and senior centers all close for extended periods; many older people also undertook fewer ordinary chores and errands and…

Biden Promised to Fix Home Care for Seniors. Much More Help May Be Needed.

Spinal surgical procedure four a long time back still left Alene Shaheed in a wheelchair and dependent on shorter day by day visits from house health and fitness aides to…