Annie might be the world’s most widely-known orphan, but her plight pales in comparison to the struggles of the ever-growing population of “elder orphans”—aging adults with no one in their lives that …113 comments
The world is full of stereotypes. Some are born from over-generalized kernels of truth, while others are more like misguided myths gone wild. And, at some point in our lives, we've all experienced the…87 comments
Over the past two decades, the number of seniors getting total knee replacements has risen by more than 161 percent, according to a nationwide analysis of Medicare beneficiaries. Researchers from t…96 comments
“Is aging humanity’s worst problem?” This is the question that Aubrey de Grey, Chief Science Officer of the SENS Research Foundation, a non-profit organization for conducting research on scientific…71 comments
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