Alzheimer disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills.
Cognitively normal elderly individuals who engage in specific mentally stimulating activities have a decreased risk of mild cognitive impairment.
Findings suggest that efforts to encourage more planning aren't working.
Regular late-life volunteering is independently tied to decreased risk of cognitive impairment.
Aerobic physical exercise produces numerous health benefits in the brain and may help you live longer.
Study participants with moderate to severe anxiety exhibited poor visual and verbal memory.
Among adults aged 80 years and older, about 64% of those who died had prior diagnosis of dementia.
Significantly higher rates of motor vehicle collisions in women and adults aged 80 years and older.
In older adults, driving cessation can be linked to a variety of health problems, including depression.
Researchers have discovered an association between negative views on aging in older adults and poor performance on hearing and memory assessments.
New medical conditions, especially chronic ones, and the approach of death factored into the rising depression rate.