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Geriatric

When to See a Geriatrician

Jim T. Miller | Posted 06.23.2014 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

If your mom is dealing with a variety of health problems and is taking multiple medications, a visit to a geriatrician may be just the antidote to help get her back on track.

The Quiet Enemy: Non-Cancerous Prostate Growth

Bob Bragar | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Bob Bragar

You might not notice the problem. You write it off to advancing age. You haven't got cancer and you'd rather avoid medical procedures. So you just strain a little harder to pee and think nothing of it. But this partial blockage can be a silent menace that ultimately can cause major problems.

The State of Aging: Prisoners and Compassionate Release Programs

Tina Maschi | Posted 10.23.2012 | Crime
Tina Maschi

With some 246,000 men and women over 50 in America's overly stretched prison system, should we as a society consider releasing the fragile, the ill, and the dying among these prisoners?

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: What's It Feel Like To Age Fifty Years In Fifteen Minutes?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 05.05.2012 | Science

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Aging Population Casts Light On Geriatrics Shortage

AP | By MATT SEDENSKY | Posted 01.05.2012 | Fifty

PALATKA, Fla. -- In this sleepy, riverside town in northeast Florida, 86-year-old Betty Wills sees the advertisements of obstetricians and gynecologis...

How Much Do We Care About the Elderly?

Eric Laursen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Laursen

That's the real issue behind the Social Security debate -- and the deficit fight as well.

Graceful Aging: No Such Thing

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

The smell was acrid, toxic and disgusting. As my sister and I made our way down the steps to our mother's house, she offered us some freshly baked muf...

From Alzheimer's to Auschwitz at 32,000 Feet

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Gregory

This week time spun me around. I traveled back to South Jersey to work against Alzheimer's undignified rip across my mother's golden years. In ...

Shigeo Tokuda, Geriatric Japanese Porn Star, Shoots Last XXX Film At Age 75 (EXPLICIT)

Stuff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

He is a typical man of age - a few white hairs cover his round head and he wears dentures. But 75-year-old Shigeo Tokuda sat on a movie set on Monday...

Technology For Brain Health: an Upcoming Revolution

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

We talk to the CEO of Baycrest, a brain fitness institute, about why Ontario and Baycrest chose to become pioneers in this area, and discuss some of the main opportunities, and challenges.