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Antidepressant Use Soars Among People Over 65

Despite a rise in antidepressant use, there was little change in the number of older people diagnosed with depression.

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Telehealth, Virtual Medical Care, Gets Wary Welcome

A new national poll suggests that people over 50 aren’t quite ready to fully embrace virtual health visits, known as Telehealth, with their doctors and other providers.

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How Should California Address Needs Of Aging Population?

By 2030, an estimated 1 in 5 Californians will be 65 or older, representing a segment of the population growing faster than working-age Californians.

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Researchers Rethink Alzheimer’s, Diversifying The Drug Search

When researchers at the University of Kentucky compare brains donated from people who died with dementia, very rarely do they find one that bears only Alzheimer’s trademark plaques and tangles — no other damage.

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Signs Your Aging Parents May Need More Help At Home

When aging parents struggle with basic tasks such as self-care, transportation or household chores, they don’t always talk about it.

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More Vitamin D May Improve Memory: Too Much May Slow Reaction Time

How much vitamin D can boost memory, learning and decision-making in older adults, and how much is too much?

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