Archive | Health

housework

Housework Linked To Sharper Memory And Fall Protection

Housework is linked to sharper memory, attention span, and better leg strength, and by extension, greater protection against falls in older adults.

Read the full story

Posted in Healthy Lifestyle0 Comments

Manchin

Manchin Takes The Teeth Out Of Democrats’ Plan For Seniors’ Dental Care

Sharon Marchio misses having teeth for eating, speaking and smiling. For the past few years, after the last of her teeth were extracted, she’s used dentures.

Read the full story

Posted in Health, Features0 Comments

phone

Post-Pandemic, What’s A Phone Call From Your Physician Worth?

Maybe this has happened to you recently: Your doctor telephoned to check in with you, chatting for 11 to 20 minutes, perhaps answering a question you contacted her office with, or asking how you’re responding to a medication change.

Read the full story

Posted in Health0 Comments

nursing homes, vaccine, virus, fully vaccinated

Is It Time to Change the Definition of ‘Fully Vaccinated’?

As more indoor venues require proof of vaccination for entrance and with winter looming, scientists and public health officials are debating when it will be time to change the definition of “fully vaccinated” to include a booster shot.

Read the full story

Posted in Health, Features0 Comments

dementia

Self-Administered Test Predicts Early Signs Of Dementia Sooner

Many people experience forgetfulness as they age, but it’s often difficult to tell if these memory issues are a normal part of aging or a sign of something more serious.

Read the full story

Posted in Health, Family Care, Features0 Comments

stress, Mindfulness, mental, health, mental health

Mental Health Tips For Winter Months

The winter can be challenging for many from a mental health perspective, and for the second year in a row, the holiday season will be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read the full story

Posted in Health0 Comments

Join Now for the 50 Plus Newsletter