Hundreds of thousands of Americans are receiving medical devices that were once considered nearly exclusive to the elderly. The shift is profoundly changing patient care and expanding the fortunes of the medical-technology industry while amplifying concerns over the safety and oversight of some products. Updated Jun. 23, 2014
Forget the flight to Snowbird states, Minnesota seniors: It turns out that the healthiest place to grow old is right here. For the second year in a row, Minnesota came in first in the United Health Foundation ranking of healthiest states for senior citizens.
A Twin Cities author teamed up with AARP to advocate “choice, curiosity and courage’’ in retirement.
People 60 and older don’t need to be treated as aggressively for high blood pressure, according to new physician guidelines that may help lower the number of medicines taken by baby boomers.
The joys of traveling with nearly grown children enhance that “trip of a lifetime” – and are worth every hard-earned penny.
Minneapolis author says it’s a cheap way to delay the ravages of the disease, but cautions against using it without medical supervision.
Caring for an ailing parent is emotionally and physically draining, Jim Togstad learned through hard experience.“It takes a real taxing...