A fascinating new study reveals the personality traits of very old people who live in a region of Italy some call the birthplace of the Mediterranean diet....
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After looking back at some of her mother's crocheting, Sara Wuillermin realized that it told the heartbreaking story of her mother's Alzheimer's disease.
After 40, our bodies experience new aches and pains. Most are nothing to worry about, but some unexpected changes may signal larger problems.
If you’re a woman with a bit of life experience, you already know you’re the boss. The world will know it, too, an MIT expert says.
Marriage may help stave off dementia, researchers say
Every time Setsuko Harmon sees her granddaughter, she's as thrilled as she was the first time she saw the baby. Because to the Alzheimer's patient, it is.
Ever since Norma Franzese started pitching softball when she was 30, she has been hooked. At 83, she has no plans to quit the game she loves.
People in their 70s, 80s and beyond revealed their biggest regrets in life to give perspective to the younger generation.
Heart experts released new guidelines for blood pressure on Monday and that means millions more Americans will now be diagnosed with high blood pressure.
Amy Goyer, AARP's caregiving expert, shares the necessary steps children can take now to help their aging parents and themselves down the road. Some of them...
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NBC special correspondent Maria Shriver joins Megyn Kelly TODAY to talk about the latest insights on Alzheimer's disease, which affects women twice as often...
Homer Williams, 69, long dreamed of a family to love him. He finally got a forever home this fall.
An Alzheimer's diagnosis is devastating at any age, but one New Jersey family received the news sooner than it ever imagined.
Some people believe intermittent fasting, or dramatically reducing the amount of food you eat for short periods of time, could boost brain health.
In your 50s, major shifts in hormones and habits can make losing weight a real challenge. Don't throw in the towel, though.
Cutting edge tests may one day allow doctors to catch Alzheimer's earlier, allowing people to make lifestyle changes to slow symptoms.
Doctors don't know why women make up two-thirds of Alzheimer's disease cases. Now, an innovative new study may offer some answers.
Peggy Whitson's job demands a daily two-hour workout in a gym where weight has no meaning and members can grow taller.
A heartwarming video shows Arthur Jacobs, 105, and his wife, Marcia, 100, tenderly showing their love the night before their 80th anniversary.
To keep yourself in the best of health, avoid these six common health mistakes at midlife and beyond.
If you have trouble remembering directions or quickly calculating something in your head, there's a brain workout for that.
Clarence Purvis sits beside a picture of his wife of 64 years during his daily meals at a local diner.
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Less than half of adults with high blood pressure actually have it under control.
Lieut. Jim Downing, at age 104 one of the last survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor, dons his Navy whites to talk to Megyn Kelly about his long military...
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U.S. News & World Report ranks the states that are most friendly to seniors.
Fertility tests that claim to show a woman how close she is to midnight on the biological clock may be a waste of time, new research shows.
She's almost 50 years old, and over the decades America's sweetheart has discovered a few things about life and herself.
She looks ageless, but Jane Fonda will soon celebrate her 80th birthday. And if that news surprises fans, that's nothing compared to her own shock.
The Idiosyncratic Fashionistas are New York City fashion bloggers who are redefining what style means at any age.
Patrick Saunders grew up riding horses, and days before he died, his family arranged for a horse to visit his hospice center in England.
The TODAY anchors speak to Prevention magazine about feeling grateful for their lives.
This care center is home to child and senior care facilities, and the heart-warming interactions have proven beneficial to both groups.
The Oscar-winning actress is embracing her middle-age years.
Memory loss can be a frustrating and frightening issue as we age. Fortunately, there's a key way to stop cognitive decline.
A frightening scene of nursing home residents being stuck in water up to their waists during Hurricane Harvey has come to a happy ending.
Supermodel Ashley Graham posted a photo of her mom wearing a bikini for the first time since 1984 — and she looks fabulous.
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