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Researchers have discovered a connection between dementia risk and diabetes. This link means that as many as one-quarter of Americans over the age of 60 could have a significantly increased risk for Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, according to the results of a recent study. Their findings should resonate with particular…

Majority of Global Alzheimer’s Cases Go Untreated | Rochester, MI

Alzheimer’s disease impacts people around the globe, in every country, but that doesn’t mean victims of the disease are receiving the treatment they need. According to a new study, in some low-income countries, as many as 90% of dementia cases are thought to go undiagnosed, and thus untreated. Alzheimer’s Disease International…

People With Alzheimer’s Take Conflicting Meds | Grosse Pointe, MI

Would you ever try to ride a bike by pedaling backwards? According to recent research, this is precisely what a lot of people with Alzheimer’s are doing. A study conducted by scientists at the Group Health Research Institute, has discovered that a large number of seniors taking a cholinesterase inhibitor…

Removing Dormant Cells May Slow Aging Process, Delay Disease | Macomb County, Michigan

Scientists are getting closer to figuring out how to delay the onset of arthritis, cataracts, and other maladies associated with old age, according to recent research. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic conducted a study that discovered that the removal of certain types of inactive cells helped mice remain healthier in old…

When It Comes to Caregiving, Personal Connections May Trump Family Ties in Sterling Heights, Michigan

Some caregivers are thrust into their role—forced to care for a family member, regardless of whether that family member was abusive or absent during the caregiver’s life. Traditionally, it has been the duty of adult children to care for their elderly parents. But, for those with the opportunity to pick who…

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Take Dementia Out With the Trash: Daily Chores May Prevent Cognitive Decline Getting an elderly person to be active by having them help with daily chores like doing the dishes, cleaning the bathroom, and folding laundry might just help prevent them from developing dementia, according to a study reported by…

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New Nutrition Labels Could Mean Less Confusion, Better Choices for Seniors An initiative to revamp the nutrition facts label on packaged foods, making them less-confusing and easier to read, is entering its final stages, according to an article in USA Today. For almost a decade now, the FDA has been…

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Smaller Flu Shot Needle Is Available….But Not For Seniors A new method for the flu shot vaccine has become available to those people looking for a flu-free year. For most of the population, a quick pinprick will be offered as an alternative to the traditional arm-muscle injection, but, as Fox…

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Multiple Medicare Advantage Choices Confound Seniors When it comes to health care choices for the elderly, less is more, according to a recent study reported in the Harvard Gazette. The study, conducted by researchers from Harvard Medical School, is set to be published in the September issue of Health Affairs….

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 Doctors Encouraged to Discuss Care Options, and Goals With Patients and Caregivers Increased communication between doctors, patients, and their caregivers, may lead to better outcomes for people suffering from heart failure, according to a recent report. Released by the American Heart Association (AHA), the article encourages doctors to have frank discussions…