This Week in Bans
A not-so-ridiculous idea.
In many places in the U.S., the population is getting older and younger at the same time. And that has big implications for public health.
Researchers have found evidence that strong social ties may be just as important as not smoking.
The Big Fix
By 2031, one in five people living in America will be older than 65. But virtually none of our cities or suburbs were built with them in mind.
Researchers find free rides on public transit can spur physical activity in older adults.
Democracy in America
Surveys show older people are more likely to actively oppose new development