Blood levels of a brain-derived substance in people in their 90s and 100s accurately predict how much longer they're going to live.
This final post in the Reducing Falls For Older Adults series offers tips for avoiding falls during the pandemic, such as online exercise programs.
The third blog post in the series, Reducing Falls For Older Adults, offers recommendations for remaining physically active to reduce the risk of falling.
The second post in the Reducing Falls For Older Adults series identifies three problematic areas in a house and provides tips for making them safer.
This is the first blog post in the series, Reducing Falls For Older Adults. Know which risk factors increase the likelihood of a fall.
A Stanford dermatologist weighs in on using retinol to fight aging, acne and other skin problems, and whether it deserves the hype.
A large percentage of COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have occurred in nursing homes. In a podcast interview, a Stanford geriatrician explains why.
Advance care planning allows people to reflect on what is important to them, and what care they'd want if they become critically ill, says Stanford physician Grant Smith.
Cellular respiration has a downside: Its byproducts harm the mitochondria that perform this trick, endangering our brain cells.
A survey of Americans' well-being shows that seniors with low incomes are reporting worse mental health while their physical health is stable.
The latest Dean's Lecture Series featured AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins on aging: "We need to prepare for a time when it's commonplace to live to be 100."
The health of poor, older adults in the U.S. varies substantially across local geographic regions, Stanford researchers found.
Stanford's Susan Golden discusses how life expectancy is steadily increasing worldwide and how to prepare and live a healthy long life.
This is the first in a series of three blog posts on aspirin for prevention. It clarifies the potential benefits and harms of aspirin use.
A geriatric care specialist talks about the special needs of aging patients and how the Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine is responding.
Researchers discover a "genomic signature" that flags enlarged prostates, as well as two genes implicated in the development of the condition.