Do you weigh more today than you did 10 years ago? For most adults, the answer is yes — but there’s more to it than just age.
If you’ve ever fractured a bone, you know it doesn’t necessarily feel the way you expect it to. Here’s how to tell the difference in a sprain, a strain and a break.
Waking up with a paralyzing feeling of stiffness and pain is common for people who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a chronic inflammatory disease in which the body’s immune system attacks its own joints and tissues. The key to successful treatment is identifying the condition early.
Falls are the leading cause of injuries and injury deaths among older adults in Tennessee, yet few people understand why. But there are simple steps older adults can take to prevent them.
Everybody dies. Yet, it can be hard to talk about our deaths until absolutely necessary. That can mean leaving loved ones with difficult decisions while they’re also facing the idea of losing you.
Changes in shape, color and texture of any part of the hand might reflect something unusual going on within your body. Here are a few signs to look for and what they could mean.
When Alzheimer’s Disease strikes, everyone’s thoughts naturally go to the person who’s received the diagnosis. But people who will be caregivers need support as well.
Where will you live when you’re 80? For a lot of retirees, the answer to that question is NORCs. What they are and what they do.
During summer, Tennessee gets hot. So it’s important to understand heat-related illnesses like heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
How can you improve brain health and make your aging brain just as vibrant as it was when you were younger? Here are 4 tips to keep your brain strong.