Older folks are closing ground on youngsters quick to leap on hot Internet trends such as social networking and online shopping, according to a Pew Research Center study.
A new study suggests that older adults who wear multifocal contact lenses to correct problems with near vision, a very common condition that increases with age, may have greater difficulty driving at night than their counterparts ...
Data and research on what it really takes for seniors to make ends meet in each of California's 58 counties will be released today at the state Capitol in Sacramento.
When given a choice, older people prefer to read negative news, rather than positive news, about young adults, a new study suggests.
A new study suggests that it may not help older men and women with sexual problems to talk to a doctor, but men who talk to their partner report greater happiness - and those who talked with friends felt less depressed.
People who think more abstractly respond better to ads that portray mixed emotions, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Retirees volunteering on environmental projects could not only prompt you to get more exercise but also improve mental and physical health through old age, according to a new Cornell study.
Psychologists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Center for Research in Applied Gerontology are testing software to determine if it could help senior adult drivers avoid car crashes by improving their reflexes ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a "smart coating" that helps surgical implants bond more closely with bone and ward off infection.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Some people who find themselves alone on Valentine's Day may be tempted to look for love online. And new research by two Iowa State University sociologists has found that older adults who are turning to their ...