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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…

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…

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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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Most Heart Attack Sufferers Won’t Take Their Meds, Even When They’re Free Would you be more likely to take medicine for a chronic health condition if you didn’t have to pay for it? New research from scientists at Brigham and Women’s Hospital has shown that, for many people with heart disease, the…

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For Patients and Caregivers, Study Could Open Door to Doctor’s Thoughts What would happen if you knew what a doctor really thought about your elderly loved one’s health? Would it scare you? Prompt you to ask more questions? Would it help you take better care of them? These are some…

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Super Committee Failure Puts Elderly and their Doctors in Tough Spot The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction’s failure to complete its primary directive of coming up with a recommendation on how to cut the national deficit by $1.5 trillion will have wide-ranging effects on every American—including caregivers and their elderly parents….

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Too Many Pills for Aging Patients Overmedication of the elderly is an all too common problem, a public health crisis that compromises the well-being of growing numbers of older adults. Many take fistfuls of prescription and over-the-counter medications on a regular basis, risking serious and sometimes fatal side effects and…

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Wallet Smarts That Preserve an Older Adult’s Dignity and Security A loved one who lives with a family caregiver probably has little need to carry a wallet or pocketbook — but that doesn’t mean that many older adults don’t want to continue the habit. A purse or wallet, after all,…