Senior Citizen Information/Misc. Aging News

January 9, 2019

Sleep Patterns May Offer Clues to Alzheimer's

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Poor sleep is common among Alzheimer’s patients, and researchers say they’re beginning to understand why. Scientists studied 119 people […]
December 11, 2018

How Puzzles, Games Might Help Your Aging Brain

MONDAY, Dec. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Those Sunday crossword puzzles may not prevent the aging brain from slowing down — but they might protect it […]
November 28, 2018

Only Endurance Exercise May Slow Aging

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Running, swimming, cycling and other types of endurance exercise can slow cellular aging, but strength training may not, a […]
November 15, 2018

Ageism Costs Billions in Health Care Dollars

THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Prejudice directed at older people results in $63 billion in excess health costs each year in the United States, […]
August 3, 2018

Why Seniors Can Struggle With Swallowing

FRIDAY, Aug. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you have developed swallowing problems as you age, a new study may explain why. A loss of muscle […]
March 26, 2018

Aging Can Be Tough to Swallow

MONDAY, March 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s thought that one-quarter of U.S. adults will develop a swallowing problem at some point. But researchers hope insight […]
February 7, 2018

Your Attitude About Aging Might Affect Odds for Dementia

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you hope to avoid dementia in old age, having an upbeat view on aging itself might help, new […]
January 24, 2018

Too Few Older, Hospitalized Patients Getting Flu Tests

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — As a nasty flu season rages throughout the United States, new research finds that one particularly vulnerable population often […]
January 17, 2018

Trump in 'Excellent' Physical, Cognitive Health, Doctor Says

TUESDAY, Jan. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — President Donald Trump is in excellent physical health and also shows no signs of age-related cognitive decline, according to […]