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aging bone health Young people tend to dismiss matters of health . It's easy to skip your annual appointment when there's nothing to remind you of it (besides your yearly planner or a call from the doctor's...
Possibilities include: the social isolation accompanying hearing loss; the excess “cognitive load” that struggling to hear and comprehend puts on the brain; or some common underlying cause between the two health...
Tower will help meet growing ER demand of average 15 percent growth year-over-year in patient visits over the last three years, hospital says. Jeff Lagasse, Associate Editor. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Twitter...
Telomeres, the protein caps on the ends of human chromosomes, are markers of aging and overall health . Every time a cell replicates, a tiny bit of telomere is lost, so they get shorter with age. But they shrink faster...
In his famous map of human development, Erik Erikson described the psychological tasks we must successfully accomplish to move on to the next stage of maturity. The last, great task of the life cycle is the work of...
She said with the growth of the senior population -- along with the fact that "we're all aging" -- it "behooves us to direct our efforts to understand health aging and be able to develop better...
MIDDLETOWN >> Community Renewal Team announces that it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its...
Berks County, PA – Since 2013, a diversified team of professionals serving the aging population of BerksCounty have teamed up to provide the “ Aging Parent Fair”. The Aging Parent Fair, a health -fair styled event...
"Coping With Aging ," Dr. Randy Mullin (Men's Health Morning Series). Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am. conference room, Hammond-Henry Hospital....
... indicating that both foot pain and foot posture may play a role in falls," said Marian Hannan, Co -Director of the Musculoskeletal Research Center at the Institute for Aging Research and Associate Professor of...

Seniors / Aging

“I've had a lot of health concerns [heart surgery, diabetes, arthritis] and have been very fortunate to stay alive this long, but I wouldn't be able to do it if I didn't continue to work out and live a...
Two new studies link patterns of polyunsaturated fatty acids in the blood to the integrity of brain structures and cognitive abilities that are known to decline early ......
A survey of remodelers last year by the National Association of Home Builders found that the most common aging -in-place modifications were bathroom grab bars and higher toilets, followed by curbless showers, widened...
Especially younger people, but also many among the middle-aged, seem unconcerned with health issues commonly (but wrongly) only associated with aging . Feeling invincible and believing that you can get away with a...
KNOXVILLE - At any given time, more than half of the patients in the hospital are older adults who health care professionals describe as some of the most complex patients to care for. "Even when there's healthy...
At the end of the three-hour hearing at Plumbers Local 690 Union Hall, Rachel Levine, state's physician general in the Department of Health , responded to the concerns of Harle and others who testified. She said the...
“We believe that C. elegans can be used to study how fractal dynamics are created by the regulatory processes of physiological systems and provide insights into the fundamental processes required to maintain a healthy...
"We studied a primary network of the brain -- the frontoparietal network - that plays an important role in fluid intelligence and also declines early, even in healthy aging ," Zamroziewicz said. Fluid...
To encourage healthy habits this summer for seniors, the Council on Aging held its first Health and Wellness Fair on Wednesday. The fair had more than 20 tables of health related services available for residents....
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A coalition of parent groups and labor unions is forming to tackle the health risks in Philadelphia's aging public school buildings. The coalition called the Philly Healthy Schools Initiative...
Proposed cuts to Medicaid under the American Health Care Act passed by the House recently could change life for Randall and many others. Medicaid is not only an insurance program for low-income people. It's a...
York Care Centre is now home to the Advancing Policies and Practices in Technology and Aging (APPTA) hub. The initiative is a collaboration between the AGE-WELL network of centres of excellence and the New Brunswick...
For many aging Americans, May is a month to be celebrated loudly and proudly. Since 1963, when President Kennedy declared the month of May as Senior Citizens Month (later renamed Older Americans Month) the meaning of...
Picture me, age 14: Blond, blue-eyed and pasty-pale. It was a scorching hot weekend in June, and I was on a three-day camping trip with my dad. As two......
INDEPENDENCE – A man who was at the heart of the issues over caring for aging sex offenders has died. William Russell Cubbage died Friday at the Mental Health Institute in Independence, according to Buchanan County...
Assuming the couple is somewhat willing to meet with someone, a program called Genesis from the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health may work. Genesis is for those 60 years and older who have significant...
On this edition of our program, we learn about the Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative, or OHAI, which was, per its website, "established in 2012 by a grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. OHAI understands...
“When individuals take an active role in their health care and strive to maintain a healthy lifestyle, they have better health outcomes and experience a higher quality of life,” Ratliff said. “Ohio's Area...
A national report shows the health of aging adults in Ohio has improved as Clark County's senior population continues to increase. Ohio ranked 35th in senior health , according to an annual report released recently...
Our 40s, according to Dr Muir Gray, author of Midlife: Look Younger, Live Longer, Feel Better, are our most challenging decade to date – we're the “sandwich generation” juggling parenting, aging parents and...