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Alzheimer’s: Is a Cure on the Way?

There is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s. However, drug and non-drug therapies are currently available to help with the cognitive and behavioral symptoms of this devastating disease. In addition, researchers are working to find

Senior Living: Better than Ever in the USA

One of the easiest ways to monitor improvements in senior living is life expectancy. While recent news stories have reported a downtick in life expectancy in the USA, this is a minor issue. The

Lifelong Learning: Seniors Take to the College Campuses

It’s never too late to learn something new, and many seniors are taking college courses as part of their quest for lifelong learning. Even though university is often thought of as predominantly for younger

Senior Volunteers – Making a Difference

Retirement doesn’t have to mean the end of active community engagement, and many seniors stay active and productive in their retirement years by participating in volunteer activities that align with their interests and passions.

Getting Back into Action After Hip Surgery

Hip fractures and deterioration of the hip joint are issues experienced almost exclusively by seniors over the age of 60, and surgical intervention is often necessary to restore mobility. If you suffer a fractured

Home Safety in the “Golden Years”

The years after retirement can be some of the freest, most exciting years of a person’s life: without career obligations, seniors are can now explore new hobbies and interests that they’ve always wanted to

Activities that Keep Your Mind Sharp

As we age, we begin to experience a gradual decline in our physical health that is sometimes accompanied by a decline in our memory and cognition. Fortunately, the right medical alarm can help keep

Tips for Seniors to Avoid Falls

We all know how susceptible seniors are to falling — a third of all seniors will suffer a fall each year. We also know how a serious injury from a fall can lead to

Fall Alarms for Seniors

According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in three seniors will suffer a fall each year. Some of these falls are minor; others, however are very serious. For the

Texas Medical Alert

The senior population of Texas is growing rapidly, with a 30% increase since 2000. Because of this, the state’s Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) may not be able to provide the services

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