Here’s how to protect your loved ones from elderly abuse, and what you need to know about this unfortunate trend as the population ages more and more.
Recent updates in regards to the seniors being raped at nursing homes revealed little to no action being done in having the cases resolved.
Choosing and wearing the wrong shoes can literally ruin lives.
An accumulation number of older people come to represent an emerging frontier in the use of marijuana for medical purposes. Some nursing homes have turned to this alternative medication but some still use prescrilption drugs.
A bright orange sign posted in the front window declared the home unfit for habitation Friday after Toledo-Lucas County Health Department officials assessed the dwelling. Caution tape surrounded the property, and surgical-type face masks were discarded on the front lawn.
The diet we consume as young adults is not suitable for our body as we age. We need to change our food habits as we reach 50 years or over in order to help our system function efficiently. Here is how we need to eat after 50.
The flu vaccine does not help the elderly to produce antibodies that can fight flu.
A new compelling research links chronic stress with the likelihood of triggering a clinical onset of mild forms of dementia which could disastrously evolve into Alzheimer’s disease.
According to a new study, older people who lose 10 percent or more in weight have a higher risk of hip fracture.
A new study found that taking a vitamin B12-folic acid supplement each day did not boost memory in seniors.
Athletes are more likely to need pacemakers in old age, according to a new study.
Two new U.S. Census Bureau reports estimated that the U.S. elderly population is expected to double by 2050.
Hearing loss can lead to personality changes, according to a new study.
Tell grandma she's looking good if you want to protect her health. New research reveals that boosting self-esteem may be more important in old age than adolescents in terms of health.
Beef may make grandpa's life easier, according to a new study. Scientists have linked high protein diets to better physical, psychological and social functioning in seniors. The findings reveal that this is especially true for a diet high in animal protein.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.