Aging

Dear Doctors: I understand that Alzheimer’s disease causes memory loss and leads to dementia. But when someone has Alzheimer’s, what is the actual cause of ...

By Ask the Doctors • July 5, 2018

Dear Doctors: Sometimes I get a sudden hissing sound in my right ear that lasts for a few minutes and then slowly goes away. What ...

By Ask the Doctors • June 27, 2018

Dear Doctor: I’m 81 and usually go to bed by 10:30 p.m. and, though I would like to sleep until 7 or 7:30 a.m., I ...

By Ask the Doctors • June 22, 2018

Dear Doctor: I’ve been taking niacin for years to lower my cholesterol.  Do you think it really helps? Dr. Robert ...

By Ask the Doctors • June 20, 2018

Dear Doctors: Our dad insists that he doesn’t want any heroic or extraordinary measures taken if he gets really sick, and he wants one of ...

By Ask the Doctors • June 19, 2018

Dear Doctor: Are there natural remedies for arthritis? Exercises that could help? My pain is in the upper arms and shoulders. [caption id="" align="alignright" ...

By Ask the Doctors • June 18, 2018

    Alzheimer’s disease is the much-feared, most common cause ...

By Leigh Hopper • June 7, 2018

Family and professional caregivers are key to ensuring that people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia live safely, comfortably and with ...

By Enrique Rivero • June 6, 2018

My parents, who are in their late 70s, are both now using hearing aids. This makes me wonder – when should a hearing test become ...

By Ask the Doctors • May 22, 2018

According to the Pew Research Center, older adults face unique barriers to using and adopting new technology. Some 34% of older internet users say ...

By UCLA50Plus • May 2, 2018