February 14 — the dreaded day — is almost here. Why dreaded? Because, let's face it: Valentine's Day is the one day of the year when lovers just can't win. If you failed to do something memorable last year, you'll be scrambling to make up for...

Valentine’s Day is coming up, but I have to admit, Alzheimer’s complicates loving someone who is struggling to cope with the confusion of an ever-changing world. Dad has always been very affectionate and supportive to me. When I was a child, he was my role model and comforter. When...

Iggy Ignatius was born in India. Even though he moved to the States in his 20s, he still felt that India was the place he belonged. He always thought he'd retire there. But when the time approached, there was a problem. "My daughters, my son, my...

The baby boomers are getting older: This year, 4 million people in America will turn 65. In her new book, The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America, author Ai-jen Poo says that means the country is on the cusp of...

When we picture hungry Americans, we may see the faces of children, or single moms. But many of the people who struggle to fill their bellies are beyond age 65. Some of them are even malnourished, a condition that sets them up for all kinds...

You're in your 50s, the kids have moved out and the panic sets in: you don't have nearly enough retirement savings. More than a third of the country's workforce is with you: 36% say they and their spouse have less than $1,000 saved for retirement, according...

The Florida Chamber of Commerce is weighing in on the state's rising cost of health care, decrying the Affordable Care Act's plans to expand Medicaid but acknowledging uninsured residents cost big bucks. Related News/Archive "Floridians pay an additional $1.4 billion in hidden health care taxes to cover...

Aging 2.0 may not sound like the hippest start-up in San Francisco, but it's part of an industry worth $2 billion and growing fast — technology to help older adults. Katy Fike, 35, is the company's co-founder. She's devoted to making sure that older adults who...

Every person who uses insulin to manage diabetes wants what they don't have — a replacement for their malfunctioning pancreas. And though the technology isn't yet to the point of creating an artificial pancreas, it's getting a lot closer. Just last week, the U.S. Food and...

Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases. Never before have insects with modified DNA come so close to being set loose in a residential U.S. neighborhood. “This...