Tara Bahrampour

ReporterWashington, D.C.


In “Russian Tattoo,” Elena Gorokhova continues her memoir of emigrating from Russia to America.

  • Jan 9, 2015

Scientists are developing technology that may be able to determine your lifespan based on facial aging.

  • Jul 2, 2014

‘The co-developer warned me that seeing myself age-progressed by three decades might be shocking’

  • Jul 2, 2014

Anti-diabetes drugs seem to extend the life span of lab animals; other ideas will require years of research.

  • Jul 2, 2014

People may not want to know they have the plaque buildup in their brains associated with the widely-feared disease

  • Jun 19, 2014

In a nod to their hippie youth, baby boomers embrace communal living to save money and stay connected.

  • Jun 15, 2014

Mid-life blood pressure is a better predictor of late-life dementia than blood pressure at the time of dementia.

  • Jun 4, 2014

Space for exercise classes will be repurposed to expand programs in adult literacy and workplace training

  • Jun 4, 2014

Regular physical activity is one key to maintaining independence in old age, clinical trial suggests.

  • May 27, 2014

Former pastor and civil rights activist Jim Macdonell uses his pen and his wit to introduce Ingleside neighbors.

  • May 26, 2014
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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.
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