Seniors Who Exercise Reduce Risk Of HospitalizationRegular 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.
Study: Is Owning A Dog The Secret To Feeling Younger?According to new research out of Scotland, dog owners over 65 acted 10 years younger than their peers without pups.
Police Warning Mercer County Residents About Scam Targeting The ElderlyA scam involving elderly homeowners lured outside while a burglar takes cash and jewelry has now spread to the fourth community this month.
Accompany Seniors To Doctors AppointmentThe 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.
Nursing Home Contract May Be Costly To 'Responsible' Family MembersFederal 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.
Gerontology Studies Shrinking Despite Growth Of Older PopulationDespite the need, some schools have suspended, reduced in size or folded gerontology into other programs because of lack of interest.
One In Ten Seniors Are Victims Of Elder AbuseThe 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.
Older Americans MonthSenior Citizens Month was established in 1963. Now called Older Americans Month, statistics show that by 2030, there will be some 34 million seniors.
Member Of Local 'Gypsy' Community Charged With 'Sweetheart Swindle' Of Elderly ManSylvia Ristick, 45, of Prospect Park, is charged with stealing $44,356.87 of an 84-year-old man’s money and effectively putting his home into foreclosure.
UPDATE: Missing Elderly Man With Severe Dementia Found Safe In Delaware CountyEighty-six-year-old John Howarth reportedly left his home in a 2010 Gray Ford Focus with Pennsylvania plates DYB-7908 early Wednesday morning.
Surprising Study: Older Adults Less Fatigued Than Younger GenerationsAccording to research from the London School of Economics, older adults are actually less tired than their younger counterparts.
Studies: Dementia Striking Later In LifeEven 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.
Study Suggests Learning New Skills May Keep Aging Minds SharpGetting older and want to keep your mind sharp? It seems that crossword puzzles and reading just won’t cut it.
Baby Boomers Getting Attention From Healthcare ProvidersWhen it comes to healthcare, baby boomers are getting a great deal of attention because there is strength in numbers.
Rates Of Internet Access Lagging For Elderly And Low Income Philadelphia ResidentsThe Pew Charitable Trust conducted the poll during the summer of 2013 using a random sample of Philadelphia adults over 18.