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It's no secret that healthy lifestyle habits are an important part of senior living, but a recent study sheds light on exactly how big of an impact it can have.
Older adults managing diabetes have many potential health risks to contend with.
There have been a number of studies conducted that highlight the perks of eating right and exercising throughout life.
There has been a considerable amount of research performed on the potential health benefits of regular aspirin use, especially in the case of older adults managing a chronic condition.
Currently more than 25 million people in the U.S. are living with diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association.
With flu season rapidly approaching, many senior care providers are bracing themselves for the threat of the common virus.
A recent study conducted by scientists from John Hopkins University School of Medicine has found misdiagnoses in the intensive care unit (ICU) may be to blame for a substantial number of ill older adult deaths across the nation.
Though a recent trial of the latest Alzheimer's drug was not successful, the results do offer some cause for celebration.
Prostate cancer is one of the biggest health threats facing older men, but there has been considerable debate over the effectiveness of prostate specific antigen (PSA) tests.
Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death among men and women in America.
Parkinson's disease affects more than 1 million Americans, with approximately 60,000 new cases each year, according to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation.
Whether due to poor eyesight, decreased sense of smell or lack of judgement, older adults are often at a greater risk for contracting foodborne illnesses.
Obesity has long been linked to other medical conditions including higher risks of diabetes, coronary diseases and metabolic syndrome.
Seniors receiving diabetes care frequently try to reduce their symptoms.
Cognitive decline is one of the most significant health challenges older adults face, and it can often be difficult or impossible to reverse some of the effects.
As the aging population increases, there has been a renewed focus on senior health, and recent findings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggest the situation may be more dire than once thought.
Staying dementia-free is a crucial component of healthy aging, and while many older adults make a point to keep their minds sharp to increase their lifespan, a lot of it may have to do with genetics.
Stroke is among some of the most common fatal and debilitating medical conditions in the world. Approximately 128,842 people in America die from a stroke each year and it is the fourth leading cause of death around the nation, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports.
Avoiding falls is one of the most important aspects of independent living, and researchers believe they have developed a new program that can help seniors stay on their feet.
Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death among both men and women in America, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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