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.
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 […]
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.
Many times people tend to overlook senior animals. Unfortunately they tend to focus on age instead of seeing all the benefits that a senior pet has to offer.
It’s National Senior Center Month and there is a large array of options for our growing older population. The Philadelphia Corporation on Aging is a good local source.
In China, an adult’s failure to visit elderly parents has just become illegal. In some cases it is illegal in the states as well.
Even though forgetfulness can be an indicator of Alzheimer’s, It is important to remember that certain types of memory loss are normal as we age.
With Philadelphia having the highest poverty of the ten largest cities in the nation, volunteers are needed – and doing so can make a difference for both the giver and the receiver.
A study out of USC suggests if a person hears about a stereotype that impacts them often enough, it might change their behavior.
Approximately 13 million illnesses, and over 110,000 hospitalizations, may have been averted by the flu vaccine over the last six years in the US.
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act protects employees over the age of 40 from discrimination on the basis of their age. But employers can be found to have discriminated even if they never called someone “too old.”
It’s one of the more popular scams out there: So-called “grandparent scams” that target the elderly. As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, it appears there’s no end in sight.
As a consumer, as someone who takes medicine, you need to play detective. If you are experiencing unusual symptoms after taking medications it is worth checking into.
May is Older Americans Month and the US Census tells us many good things about people over 65. For starters, they’re not too old to contribute.
As we get older, brain function declines. But a recently funded government study found that playing a computer game can slow and even reverse those declines.