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Live Longer With The Right Foods

Live Longer With The Right Foods A new breakthrough study has found that eating legumes, nuts, and whole grains—and less red meat—can add at least a decade to your life. What’s more, the study projects men have a longer life expectancy than women if they switch their dietary habits. The study created a model to … Continue reading “Live Longer With The Right Foods”

Bill Introduced For Veterans And Their Caregivers! Elizabeth Dole Act

Bill Introduced For Veterans And Their Caregivers! Elizabeth Dole Act Disabled and elderly U.S. military veterans and their caregivers would receive more support and services under a bill recently introduced by a bipartisan group of lawmakers. The proposed legislation would improve in-home care and community-based services and expand services to veterans who live in rural … Continue reading “Bill Introduced For Veterans And Their Caregivers! Elizabeth Dole Act”

Eating Right For Sharper Memory And Focus, And What Not To Eat

Eating Right For Sharper Memory And Focus, And What Not To Eat Dr. Uma Naidoo, nutritional psychiatrist and faculty member at Harvard Medical School, says there’s one question that her patients repeatedly ask her: “How can I maximize the power of my brain?” After years of studying the intricate connection between the gut and the … Continue reading “Eating Right For Sharper Memory And Focus, And What Not To Eat”

Over 60? Things To Do To Live Longer

Over 60? Things To Do To Live Longer If you’re over 60, you may be making retirement plans. If so, you can also plan to add years to your life. Research-based evidence shows that adopting healthy lifestyle habits can increase your longevity. The good news is it’s never too late to reorder your life. Here … Continue reading “Over 60? Things To Do To Live Longer”

Long Term Health Care

Long Term Health Care Older adults who find themselves needing long-term care may believe that Medicare could help them pay their expenses. What may come as a surprise to some of the 63 million Medicare recipients is that Medicare—the single largest payer for health care in the United States—does not pay for long-term care. On … Continue reading “Long Term Health Care”

Alzheimer’s Disease: Brain scans reveal a culprit in the cognitive decline of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Disease: Brain scans reveal a culprit in the cognitive decline of Alzheimer’s Researchers can now observe the widespread loss of nerve cells in the brains of living patients with early stages of Alzheimer’s disease thanks to advanced imaging technology developed by scientists at Yale University. Scientists have long believed that the destruction of brain … Continue reading “Alzheimer’s Disease: Brain scans reveal a culprit in the cognitive decline of Alzheimer’s”

Senior Age Tech

Senior Age Tech Nancy Delano, a retired elder care nurse, enjoys her independence. The 80-year-old Denver, Colorado resident drives to movies and plays and goes out to dinner with her friends. Delano’s son, Tom Rogers, checks on her because he is concerned about his mother living alone. Delano knows that living alone has its drawbacks. … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech”

Parkinson Medications

Parkinson Medications A new drug developed to treat Parkinson’s disease showed promising results in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and mild dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease. Sage Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, reported that the treatment was generally well-tolerated by participants in Phase 2 of its LUMINARY clinical trial of the neuropsychiatric drug candidate, … Continue reading “Parkinson Medications”

Living Cancer Drug That Helps Patients Stay Disease Free

Living Cancer Drug That Helps Patients Stay Disease Free Bill Ludwig, a New Jersey resident, received devastating news in 1996: He was diagnosed with a blood cancer called chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Four years later, Doug Olson, a California resident, was diagnosed with the same disease. CLL is a cancer of the blood and bone … Continue reading “Living Cancer Drug That Helps Patients Stay Disease Free”

LTCI Is it Worth It?

long-term care insurance (LTCI) Is it Worth It? When it comes to planning for the future, there’s one question that usually comes up regarding long-term care insurance: Is it worth it? Some financial planners and health experts say long-term care insurance provides a range of services and support to help older adults meet their personal … Continue reading “LTCI Is it Worth It?”