Time-limited trials offer I.C.U. patients and their families a sense of empowerment in the face of low odds.
By Paula Span
Railings, grab bars, shower chairs and other inexpensive devices can make it easier to continue living at home, but not enough older people acquire them.
Meal programs for older adults have long been underfunded. The new economic recovery plan will help.
The number of older adults who use cannabis is on the rise, and some health experts are concerned.
As legal experts and ethicists debate, some companies aren’t waiting.
A new study indicates that the condition might be less of a worry than once believed.
Residents and workers at long-term-care facilities are high-priority candidates for the Covid-19 vaccines. But many are still waiting.
More Americans are writing end-of-life instructions as the pandemic renders such decisions less abstract. But are medical providers listening?
An at-home test for colon cancer is as reliable as the traditional screening, health experts say, and more agreeable.
Even as older adults await the coronavirus vaccine, many are skipping the standard ones. That’s not wise, health experts say.