(HealthDay)—More than half of older nonretired adults need help understanding their health insurance benefits, according to a survey conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Anthem Inc. and the National Association of Area Agencies
Poorer overall diet quality was linked with an increased risk of becoming frail in a study of U.S. community-dwelling older adults, published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society. The quality of the overall
Faecal transplants from young to aged mice can stimulate the gut microbiome and revive the gut immune system, a study by immunologists at the Babraham Institute, Cambridge, has shown. The research is published in the
Loneliness, an emotional state rather than a mental disorder, can substantially affect the health of older adults, as well as use of health care services. A “Five things to know about …” practice article in
April 13, 2019 – Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today the presentation of data from a Phase 2 study of its 20-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (20vPnC) candidate, PF-06482077, being investigated for the prevention of invasive
Getting on your bicycle can give you an enormous sense of freedom and enjoyment. It can increase your independence and knowledge of the local area, and improve your access to the natural (or urban) environment.
A curled-up cat, a tail-wagging dog, a chirping parakeet or even a serene goldfish may help older adults cope with mental and physical health issues, according to a new national poll. While pets come with
One important way to minimize the risk of falls is to take a look at your (or your loved one’s) medication list. Medications can make you more likely to lose balance and fall—and this is