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People over the age of 65 make up a quarter of Japan’s population, and it’s on track to reach 40 per cent. Now the country is tackling the problem with innovative programs, including everything from comprehensive long-term-care insurance to robotics.

Bold steps: Japan’s remedy for a rapidly aging society

Bold steps: Japan’s remedy for a rapidly aging society - The Globe and Mail

'We are not dying at 60 anymore': Fitness coach pushes senior health

A Calgary fitness coach says keeping the body and mind engaged is more and more important for seniors as Canadian life expectancy continues to rise.

These glimpses into the lives of caregivers prove they're real unsung heroes.

November is National Family Caregivers Month. In the United States, about 40 million people provide unpaid care to an ill or disabled adult. One-quarter of t.

Anthem Gains Obamacare Customers And Sees Profits, Expansion Ahead. Prices to follow suit?

Anthem Gains Obamacare Customers And Sees Profits, Expansion Ahead

Hospitals Fear Cigna-Anthem Clout In Blue Cross Network

LGBT Seniors Are Being Pushed Back Into the Closet - To curb harassment in care facilities, one woman is teaching staff members to respect their elders’ sexual orientations.

LGBT Seniors Are Being Pushed Back Into the Closet

To curb harassment in care facilities, one woman is teaching staff members to respect their elders’ sexual orientations.

early alzheimer parent exacts heavy toll young adult children the washington post

Rare, early-onset Alzheimer’s, as shown in “Still Alice,” devastates parents and their young adult children.

The global opioids market was valued at US$ 17,132.5 million in 2015 and is expected to witness a moderate CAGR of 4.2% during the forecast period (2016 – 2024).

The global opioids market was valued at US$ 17,132.5 million in 2015 and is expected to witness a moderate CAGR of 4.2% during the forecast period (2016 – 2024).

Caught between kids and aging parents, members of the “sandwich generation” worry more than most Americans their age about how they’ll afford their own care as they grow older, a new poll shows. But most aren’t doing much to get ready.

Hawaii legislators are mulling an innovative new health plan that would offer universal long term care to the state's senior citizens, potentially serving as a national model.

As Health Bill Teeters, Medicaid Recipients Watch Nervously

As Health Bill Teeters, Medicaid Recipients Watch Nervously

While the latest Republican health care overhaul teeters near collapse, one group in particular is watching with heightened anxiety.

Is Hip-Hop Kicking its Habit?

Xanax, Valium are Ineffective and Increase Dementia Risk

Old and on the Street: The Graying of America’s Homeless - NYTimes.com

Old and on the Street: The Graying of America’s Homeless

The emergence of an older homeless population is creating daunting challenges for social service agencies and governments already struggling to fight poverty.

A Freestanding Overhead Patient Lift for Home Health Care. A Single Caregiver can Safely Transfer a Patient without Fear of Injury.

Family caregivers can protect themselves from injury when transferring patients in the home. The Titan 500 is a freestanding overhead patient lift designed for home health care.

Freestanding Overhead Patient Lift Designed for the Confines of the Average Bedroom.

The Traxx Mobility Systems Titan 500 Overhead Patient Lift helps patients stay in their home with a only single caregiver to assist effortlessly.

Titan 500 Freestanding Overhead Patient Lift for Home Health Care.

A Freestanding Overhead Patient Lift designed for Home Care. A safe and comfortable lift experience while protecting the caregiver from injury.

Stroke can happen to anyone, at any time, at any age. In America today, stroke in young adults is increasing at an alarming rate.

Stroke can happen to anyone, at any time, at any age. In America today, stroke in young adults is increasing at an alarming rate.

Vitamin D: The “Sunlight Vitamin” Important for Health and Well-Being.

Regulating Vitamin D intake during the winter months can help seniors prevent deficiency.

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