Caregiver Nation: Snapshot Of 43 Million Americans Who Give Unpaid Care
A numerical snapshot of the nation's army of over 43 million unpaid family caregivers, and a portrait of one of them, who cares for her father with dementia. The average caregiver is a 49-year-old woman, and the trend is that there are fewer caregivers whose work is becoming ever more intense.
Calcium, Vitamin D For Osteoporosis: Are Recommendations Skewed By Conflicts Of Interest?
An analysis -- strongly refuted by organizations that advocate for osteoporosis research -- further complicates the question of whether it’s a good idea to take calcium and vitamin D supplements to prevent the bone disease.
Happy 100 To You, And You — Centenarians Multiply, At Forefront Of Age Wave
As a recent town party demonstrated, centenarians are not as rare as they used to be -- and many remain in good enough health to have a grand ol' time -- which is good because as the baby boom reaches advanced age, there may be a couple of million American centenarians by 2060.
Elderly Man (Me) Found In Snow With Punctured Lung But Still, At 79, I Ski
I reject the idea, however, that I am suffering from any age-related diminution of muscle tone, balance or endurance. My ski dreams are still intact even if my body is not. I do realize that I should avoid the super steep double black diamond trails that I once traversed. But I just can’t resist.