Many people associate cognitive issues, such as a weakened memory, as a normal part of aging. While that may be true in some cases, a team of researchers from Germany recently found that older adults may . . .
As investigators and fire officials continue to investigate the devastating fire of January 23rd, 2014 at La Résidence du Havre in L’Isle-Verte Quebec, the thoughts and prayers of the entire Chartwell family are offered to . . .
Winter poses a wide variety of dangers to older adults. Icy walkways can make it hard to get around and the lack of sunlight could contribute to symptoms of depression.
Loss of appetite among the elderly is a common issue and it can have a wide variety of causes. Seniors may not be eating because of consistent pain, medication side effects, difficulty chewing or swallowing or even . . .
Devising a test to identify Alzheimer’s disease in its earliest stages is one of the most important aspects of senior health research, and a team of scientists believe they have found an effective method.
Maintaining a regimen of mental stimulation is often thought to be one of the best ways for seniors to stay sharp as they get older, and a new study sheds some light on just how true that is.
Winter weather will likely persist throughout much of Canada for at least two more months, and while that may be welcome news to some, for older adults who love getting outside, the arrival of spring can’t come soon enough.
Approximately 1,000 Canadian baby boomers turn 65 each day, and as the senior population swells, so do the concerns surrounding Alzheimer’s disease.
The common refrain “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” has been said so often, its truth is rarely questioned. However, a team of researchers recently set out to see whether there was any fact in the saying, and the findings . . .
There are few lifestyle choices that offer as many health benefits as regular exercise. Regardless of age, staying physically active helps improve heart health, strengthen muscles and may even play a role in mental acuity.