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Stanford's Susan Golden discusses how life expectancy is steadily increasing worldwide and how to prepare and live a healthy long life.

Stanford's Susan Golden discusses how life expectancy is steadily increasing worldwide and how to prepare and live a healthy long life.

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A geriatric care specialist talks about the special needs of aging patients and how the Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine is responding.

A geriatric care specialist talks about the special needs of aging patients and how the Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine is responding.

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Researchers discover a "genomic signature" that flags enlarged prostates, as well as two genes implicated in the development of the condition.

Researchers discover a "genomic signature" that flags enlarged prostates, as well as two genes implicated in the development of the condition.

Osteoarthritis has traditionally been thought to be an inevitable result of wear and tear. But it's now clear the immune system is playing a leading role.

Osteoarthritis has traditionally been thought to be an inevitable result of wear and tear. But it's now clear the immune system is playing a leading role.

Recent Stanford research on the importance of a particular gene in aging can be traced to a casual conversation between roommates.

Recent Stanford research on the importance of a particular gene in aging can be traced to a casual conversation between roommates.

In this In the Spotlight Q&A, Meera Sheffrin discusses her work as a Stanford geriatrician and offers insight into aging and health.

In this In the Spotlight Q&A, Meera Sheffrin discusses her work as a Stanford geriatrician and offers insight into aging and health.

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Connecting with friends and family and remaining active are just a few of the tips for enjoying a longer life mentioned in this BeWell Q&A.

Connecting with friends and family and remaining active are just a few of the tips for enjoying a longer life mentioned in this BeWell Q&A.

Stanford study finds the lifespan of people over the age of 65 in developed countries is steadily increasing and is showing no signs of slowing down.

Stanford study finds the lifespan of people over the age of 65 in developed countries is steadily increasing and is showing no signs of slowing down.

In an update, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends exercise to prevent falls in older adults at risk, but recommends against using vitamin D supplements for this purpose.

In an update, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends exercise to prevent falls in older adults at risk, but recommends against using vitamin D supplements for this purpose.

Stanford's Ruth O'Hara discusses research on worrying and its impact on cognition, memory and effective disorders in older adults.

Stanford's Ruth O'Hara discusses research on worrying and its impact on cognition, memory and effective disorders in older adults.

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