Posted on May 25, 2022 - Pew Research Center reports that the “sandwich generation”—people providing care for children and aging parents at the same time—is growing.
Posted on May 23, 2022 - During May, we have been celebrating National High Blood Pressure Education Month. Here is an important reason to learn more about hypertension. Why do older adults experience memory and thinking problems? For years, the assumption was that most dementia was caused by Alzheimer’s disease. But more recent research using advanced brain imaging and large collections of data has shown that it’s not that simple.
Posted on May 18, 2022 - With all the advances of modern medical science, it can still be useful to look at the health practices of our species over time. We evolved in a far different environment than most of us live in today, and our brains and bodies may not have caught up yet. Sleep has been deeply impacted by our modern way of life. More than half of all adults experience sleep problems—and that percentage is even higher among older adults.
Posted on May 16, 2022 - The Boston College Center for Retirement Research reports on the tactics of Social Security scammers.
Posted on May 12, 2022 - Researchers from Newcastle University in the UK recently shared a startling statistic: Epidemiological studies show that untreated hearing loss is responsible for 10% of all cases of dementia.