Senior Caregiving

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Senior Caregiving

Falls by older Americans have devastating medical and economic consequences, reaching $50 billion a year, a new study finds.

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Senior Caregiving

A heart pump for someone with heart failure may come with a tradeoff: benefits for the patient, but more stress for the caregiver.

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Senior Caregiving

As the number of Americans living with Alzheimer's disease continues to rise, the role of caregivers has become increasingly important, a dementia expert notes.

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Senior Caregiving

The "overmedication" of agitated dementia patients -- with the use of powerful antipsychotic drugs -- is an ongoing issue in U.S. health care.

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Senior Caregiving

As a nasty flu season rages throughout the United States, new research finds that one particularly vulnerable population often misses out on tests for the illness.

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