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Latest Scams And How To Beat Them

Latest Scams And How To Beat Them Older adults are frequently targeted by scammers who trick them into giving out their personal information or sending money. Telephone scams are the most common scams aimed at seniors, as fraudsters know that older adults are generally more willing to speak on the phone than younger adults. Although … Continue reading “Latest Scams And How To Beat Them”

Shorter Days Can Impact Your Mood

Shorter Days Can Impact Your Mood Many people can sum up the winter season with one word: Blah! In colder climates, it’s common to wake up on winter mornings to an overcast sky that hides the sun all day. While some people can move ahead with their activities, the gloominess of the day can stop … Continue reading “Shorter Days Can Impact Your Mood”

Improve Your Memory with the right foods

Improve Your Memory with the right foods When we want to start eating a healthier diet, we usually look for foods that are good sources of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and nutrients. As we look for healthy foods for the body, health experts say we should also look for the best foods that promote brain health. … Continue reading “Improve Your Memory with the right foods”

Insulin in Pills for People with Diabetes?

Insulin in Pills for People with Diabetes? People with type 1 diabetes may not need to give themselves daily insulin injections now that a University of California Riverside (UCR) research team has developed a chemical “tag” that can be added to insulin pills. In recent years, researchers have tested ways for people with diabetes to … Continue reading “Insulin in Pills for People with Diabetes?”

Causes of Dementia

Causes of Dementia If you have hearing loss, a growing number of studies suggest that you may be at risk for developing dementia. However, the authors of a new study reported that managing hearing loss could potentially help prevent or slow down cognitive decline, and hearing aids may play a role in the process. In their … Continue reading “Causes of Dementia”

Alzheimer’s Disease Update: Lecanemab

Alzheimer’s Disease Update: Lecanemab Researchers are hailing an experimental drug that has shown promise in slowing cognitive decline by 27 percent in some patients with Alzheimer’s disease. The drug, Lecanemab removes amyloid clumps from the brain. Amyloid and tau are two abnormal proteins believed to be the primary cause of Alzheimer’s disease, suffered by an … Continue reading “Alzheimer’s Disease Update: Lecanemab”

Does Microwaving Food Lower Its Nutritional Value?

Does Microwaving Food Lower Its Nutritional Value? The microwave oven is the go-to appliance for everything from preparing a full-course meal to reheating leftovers. The time-saving appliance was introduced in the 1950s, and by 2000—half a century later—microwave ovens were in 90 percent of U.S. houses. A microwave is fast, convenient, and gets the job … Continue reading “Does Microwaving Food Lower Its Nutritional Value?”

Aging In Place Information

Aging In Place Information Older adults across the country say they want to age in place, and local communities are making efforts to help them achieve their goals. Towns and cities are improving their “livability scores” to make it safer for older adults to remain in their homes. For example, leaders in local New Hampshire … Continue reading “Aging In Place Information”

Senior Scams: “The most common scams”

Senior Scams: “The most common scams” Scammers like to prey on older adults, and seniors suffer serious financial losses when they fall for fraudulent schemes. Older adults can protect themselves from becoming victims by knowing the most common scams targeting seniors. Older adults are consistently falling prey to scams, and the consequences are costly. In … Continue reading “Senior Scams: “The most common scams””