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Gerontology Studies Shrinking Despite Growth Of Older Population

Despite the need, some schools have suspended, reduced in size or folded gerontology into other programs because of lack of interest.

05/20/2014

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Older Americans Month

Senior Citizens Month was established in 1963. Now called Older Americans Month, statistics show that by 2030, there will be some 34 million seniors.

05/13/2014

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Local High School Seniors Play Modified Version Of Jeopardy

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.

05/03/2014

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Diet High In Fruit May Help Alzheimer’s

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.

04/14/2014

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Alzheimer’s A Greater Risk Than Breast Cancer For Older Women

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.

03/28/2014

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Medical Expenses: What You Can – And Can’t – Deduct

What medical expenses can you deduct, and when? There’s been a change in tax law.

03/14/2014

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Formulating A Treatment Plan For Alzheimer’s

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.

02/26/2014

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Men’s Bladder Problems Are Common, Treatable

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.

02/25/2014

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Americans Remain Committed To Volunteer Work

In the spirit of the holiday, it’s inspiring to know that Americans are involved with improving the lives of others.

12/25/2013

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Studies: Dementia Striking Later In Life

Even though there is no cure for dementia, studies show that it making be striking older people later in life than in had in the past.

12/09/2013

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Baby Boomers Getting Attention From Healthcare Providers

When it comes to healthcare, baby boomers are getting a great deal of attention because there is strength in numbers.

11/25/2013

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Former Senior Home Care Employee Allegedly Stole From Elderly Patients

Tredyffrin Township Police arrested a former female employee of Surrey Services for stealing items from elderly patients.

11/07/2013

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Elderly Falls May Indicate Bigger Problem

A growing trend for emergency room physicians is to try and involve primary care doctors when treating elderly patients and get the other doctor’s input regarding treatment.

10/30/2013

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Express Scripts

Rebecca Rabbitt spoke about Navigating Medicare and Healthcare Reform. Express Scripts is offering a free eGuide for seniors with information about healthcare reform and its impact on Medicare, as well as tips on how to […]

10/15/2013

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Health Risks While Travelling

Traveling can be fun but it is not without risk, especially for those with diabetes, the elderly or others who may have an underlying health concern.

10/15/2013

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