As we edge deeper into the winter season, temperatures throughout the country will continue to drop. For seniors, cold weather is more than just a nuisance. It can pose a direct risk to a senior's health. According to the National Institute on Aging (NIA), seniors...

Along with protein and fat, glucose is one of the human body's main sources of energy. A type of simple sugar, it provides the fuel cells need to carry out their various functions. Unfortunately, many people suffer from a metabolic disorder that results in excessively...

Do you know the warning signs of Alzheimer's? Statistics show roughly one in 10 seniors aged 65 and older will develop this chronic neurodegenerative disease. Named after German psychiatrist Alois Alzheimer, Alzheimer's is one of the most common diseases from which seniors suffer. If you...

Arthritis is a common medical ailment affecting seniors. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), roughly half of all adults aged 65 and older have been diagnosed with arthritis. Characterized by inflammation one or more joints, it often results in limited...

With the cold and flu season right around the corner, it's important for seniors to take a proactive approach towards protecting themselves from these common infectious illnesses. Cold and flu infections can strike anyone, regardless of age. Because of their weakened immune system, however, seniors...