Community acquired pneumonia attacks those who are vulnerable; either the very young or the elderly. Preventive care is key.
While it’s true most people with Alzheimer’s are age 65 or older, some people get this disease at a younger age.
A Johns Hopkins study done four years ago found that grandparents watching children actually reduces the incidence of injury by 50% or more.
In 2013, there were 16,993 reported instances of identity theft crimes that were committed against people 70 years and older.
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Authorities arrested 43-year-old Keith Perkins, of Philadelphia, on Monday.
Police in Philadelphia are asking the public for help finding a man who’s been robbing elderly victims after they’ve made withdrawals from banks in the east and northeast sections of the city.
Regular exercise is the gift that keeps on giving. And now, medical journals are reporting that exercise could reduce the risk of hospitalizations, especially among seniors.
According to new research out of Scotland, dog owners over 65 acted 10 years younger than their peers without pups.
A scam involving elderly homeowners lured outside while a burglar takes cash and jewelry has now spread to the fourth community this month.
The next time an elderly loved one goes to the doctor for an appointment, try and take the time to go with him or her. There are several reasons.
Federal law prohibits a nursing home from requiring a third party to guarantee payment as a condition of a resident’s admission. Don’t be tricked.
Despite the need, some schools have suspended, reduced in size or folded gerontology into other programs because of lack of interest.
The National Center On Elder Abuse hopes to make the public aware that 1 in 10 older adults experiences some form of abuse or neglect by a caregiver each year.
Senior Citizens Month was established in 1963. Now called Older Americans Month, statistics show that by 2030, there will be some 34 million seniors.