Older Adult Brains Can Grow Thousands of New Cells

Article by Patrick Kiger, AARP  “The brains of healthy older people — including those well into their 70s — can generate as many neurons, or nerve cells, as younger people do, according to new research published in the journal Cell Stem Cell. Researchers from...

When Flu Relief Comes With an Rx

Article by Kathleen Fifield, AARP “While it’s been one of the most severe seasons in recent history, the flu is finally waning. But it’s not quite finished with us, yet. In fact, influenza is still widespread in 34 states, according to the Centers for...

The Older Adult’s Guide to Cold Weather

Article by Amy Ehrlich, M.D, Contributor for U.S. News & World Report “Cold weather brings special risks for older adults. In the Division of Geriatrics at Montefiore Health System in the Bronx, New York, our team works to educate our patients and their...