A recent study shows relationship between dementia and the need for longer sleep but does not prove cause and effect.
Older adults may experience declines in memory and cognitive thinking. A new study says taking a one hour nap after lunch could boost brain power in seniors.
A group of popular heartburn medications has been linked to an increased risk of dementia, a new study reported.
President Barack Obama is due to include in his proposed budget measures to the Congress a retirement plan for 30 million American workers to save money for retirement.
New data from the Census Bureau reveals that American centenarians are the fastest-growing age segment of the population which has seen a five-fold increase since the 1980’s.
There are many serious health conditions associated with lack of sleep. For seniors, it may be more serious as it increases their risk of dementia and stroke
Seniors who do not sleep well have a higher risk of developing unhealthy changes to their brain's blood vessels, a new study reported.
Higher doses of vitamin D do not lower risk of falls in seniors aged 70 and above, a new study found.
Seniors who are more active and fit than their fellow peers do not have a reduced risk of falling, a new study concluded.
Seniors living in rural areas of the United States are more likely to die earlier than those living in urban areas, a new study reported.
Seniors taking cholesterol-reducing drugs, statins, might not be fully protected from the flu, two new studies suggested.
In a new study, researchers examined the screening rate for people suffering from dementia and discovered that the majority of these people never see a doctor for mental health issues.
Even though seniors still had mental flexibility, they could not effectively filter out irrelevant information, a new study reported.
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.
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.