Senior Age Tech

Senior Age Tech The age-tech industry is expected to boom over the next few years, and AARP plans to help it along through its Innovation Labs. AARP believes that helping companies in their efforts to offer “innovative, senior-focused tech-based products and services” allows older adults to choose how they live as they age. Companies and … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech”

Latest on Alzheimer Drugs

Latest on Alzheimer Drugs A Berwyn, Pennsylvania biopharmaceutical firm plans to add a new drug to fight against Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. Annovis Bio recently announced positive results from clinical testing ANVS401, the company’s lead experimental drug. After releasing Phase 2 study data in late May, the firm’s stock surged 127 percent at $60 … Continue reading “Latest on Alzheimer Drugs”

Healthy Diet and Exercise in Midlife May Prevent Serious Health Conditions in Senior Years

Healthy Diet and Exercise in Midlife May Prevent Serious Health Conditions in Senior Years An ongoing, multigenerational study shows that regular physical activity and a healthy diet may be the key to middle-aged adults avoiding cardiovascular disease in later life. The latest study, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, used data from … Continue reading “Healthy Diet and Exercise in Midlife May Prevent Serious Health Conditions in Senior Years”

Managing Arthritis Pain

Managing Arthritis Pain Health experts agree that arthritis is a leading cause of pain and those who have the debilitating condition would concur with that statement. There are more than 100 types of arthritis, with most causing pain and stiffness in and around the affected joints or tissues, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease … Continue reading “Managing Arthritis Pain”

More Seniors May Need Rehabilitative Therapy Due to Sheltering During COVID

More Seniors May Need Rehabilitative Therapy Due to Sheltering During COVID The older adult population was the first to get hit by the coronavirus disease pandemic in early 2020. So, to reduce their exposure to the potentially fatal virus, public health experts advised people 65 years old and older to stay at home. As a … Continue reading “More Seniors May Need Rehabilitative Therapy Due to Sheltering During COVID”

Parkinson’s Care

Parkinson’s Care Regular physical activity and eating the right foods can make a positive impact on people living with Parkinson’s disease, recent studies have found. In fact, studies suggest ongoing vigorous exercise, particularly aerobic exercise, might help slow cognitive decline in people in the early stages of neurodegenerative disorder. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder … Continue reading “Parkinson’s Care”

Predicting Dementia Risk

Predicting Dementia Risk With the older adult population expected to increase over the next two decades, health officials around the globe expect a rise in the number of seniors living with dementia. To help identify people at risk for dementia—and to help them potentially reduce their risk for the cognitive disorder—researchers have created different models … Continue reading “Predicting Dementia Risk”

Medicare & You

Medicare & You Of all the health insurance programs in the United States, the most well-known for retirees is Medicare, a comprehensive program run by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The federal health insurance program covers people 65 years old and older, people with End-Stage Renal Disease or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou … Continue reading “Medicare & You”

Gardening: Start gardening in the winter for spring

Gardening: Start gardening in the winter for spring During the winter months, avid gardeners start counting down the days until they can begin their spring planting. It’s disappointing for some when fall comes because that means putting the yard to bed for the winter, hanging up the gardening tools, and closing the shed door. But, … Continue reading “Gardening: Start gardening in the winter for spring”

Healthy Eating From A Cardiologist

Healthy Eating From A Cardiologist Doctors routinely talk to their patients about the importance of healthy eating. Now, doctors say patients are asking them, “What do you eat?” Doctors understand why patients ask the question and physicians, like Dr. Kerrilynn Hennessey, don’t mind revealing their diet. Hennessey, a cardiologist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, … Continue reading “Healthy Eating From A Cardiologist”