More Older Adults Use Patient Portals, But Access, Attitudes Vary Widely

28 August 2023

Far more older adults these days log on to secure websites or apps to connect with their health information or have a virtual health care appointment, compared with five years ago, a new poll shows.

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What’s Summer Without Ice Cream Sandwiches?

25 August 2023

What’s left on your bucket list this summer? Have you spent enough time near water? Listened to live music outdoors? Have you eaten enough corn, berry cobblers, ice cream sandwiches?

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Can A Blood Test Detect Alzheimer’s Disease?

24 August 2023

In July, the first direct-to-consumer blood test designed to assess a user’s risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease hit the market.

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Multivitamin Improves Memory In Older Adults

23 August 2023

Many older people take vitamins or dietary supplements under the assumption that they will help maintain general health. But studies that have tested whether they improve memory and brain function have been mixed

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3 Ways To Stretch Your Dollar On A European Vacation

22 August 2023

While you should expect European travel to be expensive and crowded this year, a few strategies can make a European vacation more affordable.

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A New Medicare Proposal Would Cover Training For Family Caregivers

21 August 2023

Even with extensive caregiving experience, Patti LaFleur was unprepared for the crisis that hit in April 2021, when her mother, Linda LaTurner, fell out of a chair and broke her hip.

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