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Cognitive issues may be associated with heart failure

More than 5.8 million Americans suffer from heart failure, the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute reports. In order to help patients deal with their conditions, scientists continue to w...

February 1, 2012

Jasmine Phu

Seniors work out with Presidential Challenge guidelines

With one in three seniors age 65 and older predicted to fall annually, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, finding new ways to keep them fall-free is crucial....

January 30, 2012

Jasmine Phu

Senior woman suffers broken hip after robbery

An 83-year-old Perth, Australia, woman was recently attacked while walking in a parking lot near her home, The Courier reports....

January 24, 2012

Alan Wu

Exercising helps keep elders fall-free

Most active seniors are willing to try anything to ensure they stay safe and healthy as they age in place. Some make sure to eat right, while others may opt to take part in regular workout g...

January 19, 2012

Jasmine Phu

Study finds brain changes when dominate body part injury occurs

Falls among the senior population are quite prevalent as one in three are predicted to fall each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....

January 18, 2012

Jasmine Phu

Paula Deen announces she has type 2 diabetes

Diabetes affects more than 18.8 million people in the U.S. with 1.9 million new cases diagnosed annually, according to the American Diabetes Association. ...

January 17, 2012

Alan Wu

Guidelines for hip fractures get revamped to support seniors

According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, more than 352,000 Americans experience hip fracture injuries annually, while 90 percent of all of these injuries occur due to a fal...

January 12, 2012

Lisa Wurth

Good eyesight crucial to seniors remaining independent

Seniors' eyesight is the gateway to their independence and their security, as having poor vision can lead to falls or other serious problems. ...

January 4, 2012

Bryan Aldrige

Dancing helps strengthen seniors

Seniors living independently may sometimes get lonely, especially if they live alone. According to The Miami Herald, seniors in the area are doing something fun to combat idle time while als...

January 4, 2012

Bryan Aldrige

Good oral hygiene may ward off pneumonia

Many seniors prefer to age in place independently, as it ensures that they are still able to hold on to some of their freedoms. Although may do so successfully, one area that may be overlook...

January 3, 2012

Lisa Wurth