New study finds that death certificates often leave off Alzheimer’s, resulting in undercount.
As Americans age, looking after loved ones comes at a price.
Suit says HUD failed to protect spouses from displacement and foreclosure as required by law.
Study finds same-sex applicants were quoted higher prices and less availability than heterosexuals.
Campaign Legal Center, National Housing Trust and NatureServe recognized as creative institutions.
At funeral, friends and family describe Ruthanne Giammittorio Lodato as a longtime linchpin of the community.
As the region digs out from snow, kids have a grand time slipping and sliding through an extra-long weekend.
The Washington area is an epicenter of the movement, which has greatly expanded over just four years.
Titanium knees and canes don’t get in the way as retirees slide down an icy mountain atop inner tubes.
Adoption freed Izidor from the hell of his Romanian orphanage. Now 33, he tries to spare others from suffering.
Romanian orphanage survivor hopes his documentary can spare children from suffering.
Cognitive ability and psychological well-being correlate with the attention and nurturing children receive.
Shored by immigration, the U.S. is expected to age less rapidly than many countries, report says.
Cognitive training in memory, reasoning and processing speed shows benefits for up to 10 years.
Charges by condo or homeowners groups are leaving some wondering if they can afford to stay in their homes.
Friends used crowdfunding to help find Logan Circle resident missing off coast of Dubai
Adel Ait-Ghezala, an avid sportsman due to finish his studies this year, was free diving while on vacation.
D.C. program helps former nursing home residents receive services in their own homes and communities.
At a town hall meeting, seniors share concerns about finding, and keeping, housing they can afford.
Caught in a bureaucratic net, an 80-year-old veteran hopes crowdfunding can help him return to living alone.
Tara Bahrampour, a staff writer based in Washington, D.C., writes about aging and mental health. A staff writer for the Washington Post since 2004, she has reported for the Post from Libya, Tunisia, Egypt, Lebanon, and the republic of Georgia. She has also covered immigration and education for the Post, and she is the author of To See and See Again: A Life in Iran and America, a memoir about revolution and growing up between two cultures.