Financial elder abuse statistics are not easy to pin down. It can also sometimes be hard to recognize that there is a problem.
Does dialysis lengthen life in older patients? The research is mixed.
More than one-third of older adults reported some form of verbal abuse from family members and paid helpers in a recent study.
Transportation options for seniors are not keeping pace with demand.
The Senate Special Committee on Aging has started a consumer hotline designed to help track scams targeting the elderly.
HBO begins a series about a dysfunctional geriatric rehab center.
Women who provide care are far less likely to be in the work force, a new study finds.
Families often do not understand what a "do not hospitalize" order means, a small study finds.
Why do some older adults manage to recover from falls while others never do?
Some patients want their physicians with them until the very end. But often that's not how it works out.
Most adults with severe hearing loss are seniors, but so far few have opted for cochlear implants.
I don’t want to be taken care of, and I resent that I have lost independence -- that really, I have no free choice.
Daunted by the plans' complexity, very few Medicare beneficiaries bother to change their Part D enrollment -- although perhaps they should.
A pharmaceutical giant will pay more than $2 billion in fines to settle accusations that it improperly marketed an antipsychotic drug to older adults, among others.
Did Medicare deny you coverage because you were a patient "on observation status"? Tell us about it.
Some adults with Medicare may be able to buy dental coverage on the new insurance exchanges, but there are many drawbacks.
More evidence that caregiving may improve health.
Medicare's "two midnights" rule has not eased confusion over observation status in the hospital, some experts say.
Just when you thought there couldn't be another caregiving memoir worth reading, "The Fifth Season" arrives.
Doormen in large apartment buildings are being asked to watch for signs of elder abuse, The Times reported on Friday.