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Why the Aging Brain Is More Vulnerable to Alzheimer's
Age is the greatest risk factor for Alzheimer's disease, and researchers now think they know why that's the case. New cutting-edge technology reveals that as you age, your brain becomes less and less capable o... read more...
August 20, 2015 - -

Middle Age Now Lasts Until ... 74
"Seventy is the new 50," says Alan Walker, a social policy professor at the University of Sheffield, in response to new research that suggests that the upper limit for what falls under the "middle age" umbrella m... read more...
August 14, 2015 - -

Diet high in leafy green vegetables may slow cognitive decline in elderly – study
A diet rich in green leafy vegetables, beans, berries, wholegrains and wine can help to slow normal brain ageing and cognitive decline, researchers said on Tuesday. Cognitive decline is a normal part of ageing... read more...
August 5, 2015 - -

Elderly couple reunited after being forced to spend two years apart
An elderly Ontario couple is finally living under the same roof after being forced to spend most of the past two years apart. The Clelands — Robert, 90, and Elizabeth, 84 — were reunited Wednesday after he was f... read more...
July 27, 2015 - -

New Reports From The Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2015
Exciting new research results presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2015 (AAIC® 2015) cover a wide range of Alzheimer's and dementia studies. The data demonstrate a diversity of treat... read more...
July 23, 2015 - -

More Caregivers Are No Spring Chickens Themselves
Gail Schwartz wants to keep her 85-year-old husband out of a nursing home as long as she can, but it isn’t easy. Because David Schwartz, a retired lawyer, has vascular dementia and can no longer stay alone in ... read more...
July 22, 2015 - -

Financial Abuse Costs Elderly Billions
Mickey Rooney took on a new role last week, as an advocate for abused seniors. His personal story of betrayal was painful to watch. The 90-year-old actor bravely shared the shame and humiliation of elder abuse wi... read more...
July 22, 2015 - -

Everyday access to nature improves quality of life in older adults
Natural environments are known to promote physical, mental, and spiritual healing. People can attain health benefits by spending time outside, often in remote places to "get away from it all." Now research conduc... read more...
July 13, 2015 - -

Ageing rates vary widely, says study
A study of people born within a year of each other has uncovered a huge gulf in the speed at which their bodies age. The report, in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, tracked traits such as weight,... read more...
July 8, 2015 - -

Finances, desire to work keeping seniors in the Workforce
Sandra Schieber is looking forward to starting a new career — even at an age where many people are contemplating retirement. Schieber, 64, of New Britain Township, works part time at the Tabor Children’s House... read more...
July 1, 2015 - -

Experts propose new policies in advance of White House Conference on Aging
The 2015 White House Conference on Aging (WHCoA), slated for July 13 in Washington, DC, is focused on four priority areas: retirement security, healthy aging, long-term services and supports, and elder justice. I... read more...
June 26, 2015 - -

Defibrillators 'grossly underused' in older heart attack patients
The study, published in JAMA, investigated Medicare patients who experienced heart attacks between 2007 and 2010 and had low ejection fraction, an indicator of how well the heart's left ventricle pumps blood with... read more...
June 24, 2015 - -

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