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Jane Fonda’s new workout for baby boomers

While Jane Fonda may be best known for her intense workouts, the 72-year-old fitness instructor has released her first work-out tape in 15 years and these new exercises target baby boomers w...

November 29, 2010

Alan Wu

Medical alert system can help balance care between parents and children

Many baby boomers who are trying to raise children have also experienced a role reversal when it comes to their own parents. Millions across the country are part of the so-called sandwich ge...

November 24, 2010


Vitamin D, medical alert system can help with Alzheimer’s

A new study published in the International Journal of Neuroscience has revealed that vitamin D may be a source of protection against Alzheimer's....

November 22, 2010

Alan Wu

Medical alert system can help caregiving spouses

In 2002, Ralph Conte and his wife, Norma, moved to a new home and he noticed that she couldn't seem to remember where the knives and the forks were, even after three months, according to The...

November 15, 2010

Alan Wu

Baby boomer shares predictions for future

On January 1, 2011, baby boomers will begin to turn 65 at a rate of one every eight seconds. This trend will continue for the next 19 years and the United States may have to change to accomm...

November 12, 2010

Bryan Aldrige

New proposal will cut Medicare, Social Security

A new, bipartisan proposal being considered as a cure for the staggering deficit of the United States will have hefty implications for both retirees and those who will retire in the future, ...

November 12, 2010

Alan Wu

Senior alert system can help those in rural areas

Many senior citizens may not have access to the proper healthcare professionals because they live in isolated or rural communities. One new program in Rochester, New York, is working to addr...

November 11, 2010

Jasmine Phu

Stress in cells may be responsible for Parkinson’s

New research has shown that neurons which release dopamine may die from becoming over-stressed, a deficit that may cause the development of Parkinson's, according to SeniorJournal.com. ...

November 11, 2010

Alan Wu

Over a third of seniors fall each year

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society has discovered that up to 40 percent of seniors fall each year and these incidents can lead to serious injuries and...

November 4, 2010


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