A Johns Hopkins study done four years ago found that grandparents watching children actually reduces the incidence of injury by 50% or more.
If you have an elderly relative, one of the best things you can do for them is to go with them to a doctor’s appointment. There are several reasons.
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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.
While marketers have generally ignored the 50+ population, what a boon they could be for the non-profit world.
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.
Senior Citizens Month was established in 1963. Now called Older Americans Month, statistics show that by 2030, there will be some 34 million seniors.
Nine seniors from high schools throughout the area gathered this past week in Bucks County to play a modified version of the game “Jeopardy” where all of the questions tested their knowledge of finances.
There is a report in the journal Aging Cell that a compound found in strawberries may potentially help in the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease.
According to information from the Alzheimer’s Association, once women are in their 60’s, they are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s as breast cancer.
What medical expenses can you deduct, and when? There’s been a change in tax law.
Coming up with the best treatment plan for Alzheimer’s disease can be tricky because there are so many variables among patients including aging and overall health.
Bladder problems are common in men. Most involve urination, such as having trouble urinating or going too often. But most of these problems can be solved.
In the spirit of the holiday, it’s inspiring to know that Americans are involved with improving the lives of others.