Prevent Falls with Simple Home Exercises

Prevent Falls with Simple Home Exercises

Reading Time: 2 minutesLearn how to prevent falls with these simple and easy home exercises. As people age, they typically lose balance, strength, and flexibility. This increases the risk of falling.  That’s why it’s important for older adults to regularly do...
AARP Says Goodbye to “Anti-Aging”

AARP Says Goodbye to “Anti-Aging”

Reading Time: 3 minutesCEO Jo Ann Jenkins applauds Allure magazine’s move to ban the term and follows suit. On Aug. 18, 2017, AARP updated its editorial policy. All AARP publications, online and in print, will no longer use the term “anti-aging.” AARP believes that...
Making the Switch: When to see a Geriatrician

Making the Switch: When to see a Geriatrician

Reading Time: 3 minutesPeople over the age of 65 often wonder if they should start seeing a geriatrician instead of their regular primary care physician, as their health care needs tend to change and may become more complex as they get older. Dr. Suzanne Salamon,...