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.
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.
When it comes to healthcare, baby boomers are getting a great deal of attention because there is strength in numbers.
Tredyffrin Township Police arrested a former female employee of Surrey Services for stealing items from elderly patients.
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.