How Aspirin May Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

How Aspirin May Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

About 44 million people worldwide have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, and still more people are unaware they are in the early stages of the disease. Many people have searched for a cure, but thus far, Alzheimer’s disease is the only leading...
What New Vaccines Should Seniors Be Getting and Why?

What New Vaccines Should Seniors Be Getting and Why?

It’s important that seniors make sure to get vaccinated as recommended by their doctor or doctors. Commonly recommended vaccines for people over the age of 50 include influenza (flu), Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis), shingles, and pneumococcal. Depending on...
Why Senior Women Should Get Tested for Cervical Cancer

Why Senior Women Should Get Tested for Cervical Cancer

While it is not currently recommended that women over the age of 65 be tested for cervical cancer, there is new research that suggests those recommendations may change. The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Alabama recently presented...
How You Can Reduce Your Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

How You Can Reduce Your Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

While there is still currently no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, there are still certain things you can do to help reduce your risk for Alzheimer’s and dementia. Most researchers agree that the best way to try to prevent Alzheimer’s is by living a healthy lifestyle and...
Having Strong Social Circles Can Slow Cognitive Decline

Having Strong Social Circles Can Slow Cognitive Decline

A new study in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience has found that people who have Alzheimer’s and dementia benefit greatly from having regular social interaction. Social interaction can help prevent feelings of isolation and depression. One study even found...
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