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Singing brings joy to Welsh dementia patients

The U.S. Alzheimer's Association reports that there are currently about 5.4 million Americans living with Alzheimer's, the most common form of dementia. ...

July 1, 2011

Jasmine Phu

Maine residents are oldest in nation

The most recent U.S. Census statistics have shown that, once again, Maine is the grayest state in the nation and steadily getting older. The median age of residents is now 42.7, up from 38.6...

May 27, 2011

Bryan Aldrige

Japanese Americans are oldest ethnic group in U.S.

Of the 1.3 million Japanese Americans who are currently living in the country, a whopping 21.5 percent are 65 and older, making the demographic the oldest ethnic group in the United States....

May 23, 2011

Lisa Wurth

Getting started with long-term care insurance

Families know that there may come a day where long-term care insurance is necessary. ...

April 7, 2011

Bryan Aldrige

Experts see shortage of geriatric care in the near future

With 78 million baby boomers approaching retirement age - and 10,000 turning 65 every day - healthcare professionals are worried that hospitals and other facilities may not have the resource...

April 6, 2011

Lisa Wurth

Interview with dementia expert Marc Wortmann

Around 1,500 health professionals from around the world will convene in Toronto, Canada, for the annual conference of Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) this coming weekend....

April 5, 2011

Bryan Aldrige

New treatment could help cure age-related macular degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a vision problem that affects around 9 million Americans who are 40 and over....

March 23, 2011

Bryan Aldrige

How healthcare regulations will affect seniors

The healthcare reform bill will start to take affect in several ways this year and seniors should be aware of some of the changes that it will have for their medical needs, according to MSNB...

January 4, 2011

Kevin Magna

Pre-onset Alzheimer’s test could become a reality

Researchers in the United Kingdom believe that they may have found an early diagnosis test to check for Alzheimer's symptoms far sooner than ever before, according to the BBC....

December 27, 2010

Jasmine Phu

Ensure the safety of an Alzheimer’s patient with a senior alert system

A new report released by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PHRMA) has revealed that there are 98 new medicines either undergoing clinical trials or being reviewed by ...

November 1, 2010

Lisa Wurth

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