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Senior Health

Jefferson, Welltower partnership aims to improve senior care

Jefferson Welltower

Senior Health

New blood test can improve triage for elderly concussion patients

New blood test to rule out brain tissue damage

Senior Health

Decreased thirst, worries about incontinence cause dehydration among older adults, study finds

New study identifies why older adults struggle with dehydration

Senior Health

An Alzheimer's vaccine could be ready for human trials within 2 years

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Adult Health

More Americans are dying at home than in the hospital – for the first time in decades

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Senior Health

Sleeping – and napping – too long may increase risk of stroke

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Senior Health

Senior citizens are not experiencing a 'loneliness epidemic'

Senior Citizens Loneliness

Adult Health

Shoveling snow sends 11,500 Americans to the hospital every year

Carroll - Snow

Senior Health

Are generic drugs safe? Not necessarily

Generic Drug Safety

Senior Health

Extra virgin olive oil could help prevent dementia, Temple researchers find



Four tips for managing an older adult’s finances

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Mental Health

Adjusting memory test may better detect Alzheimer's disease in women, study says

Alzheimer's disease memory test

Senior Health

Chair yoga could improve quality of life for dementia patients

Chair yoga dementia patients

Senior Health

Penn receives $18M to study connections between Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and dementia

Penn research Alzheimers Parkinsons

Senior Health

Reducing 'zombie' cells may slow the aging process


Senior Health

New pill could treat both blood pressure, cholesterol issues

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Men's Health

Eagles fandom: men, emotion and motivation

Senior Health

Starving seniors: How America fails to feed its aging

Senior Health

Eye tracking tests could be a predictive tool for Alzheimer's disease


Men's Health

Healthy aging in men requires a new view of masculinity

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Women's Health

A high-fat diet during pregnancy may prevent Alzheimer's disease in children

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Senior Health

Here's what to expect before knee replacement surgery

Knee Replacement Surgery

Senior Health

Seniors' health can decline due to deficiencies in micronutrients, study says

Vitamin deficiencies increase frailty senior

Senior Health

'Striking' discovery gives hope for future drugs to prevent Alzheimer's

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Men's Health

5 steps to building a 50-plus man’s motivational platform for healthy living

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Helping seniors select the best fitness center and trainer

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Senior Health

Blood tests for Alzheimer’s: Two experts on why new studies are encouraging

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Health News

Philly Alzheimer's study questions amyloid as accurate marker for cognitive decline

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Senior Health

Older Americans increasingly having a binge drinking problem new study reports

binge drinking senior citizens


How technology could help solve the caregiver shortage for seniors

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Health Insurance

Dream of retiring abroad? The reality: Medicare doesn’t travel well

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Health Insurance

The future of nursing put under microscope at Penn

Carroll - The Future of Nursing town hall


Health insurance fraud: How to stop scammers in their tracks

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Caregiver depression linked to more ER visits for patients with dementia

Caregiver Depression Seniors with Dementia

Alternative Medicine

Medicare mulls decision to cover acupuncture for lower back pain

Medicare Coverage Acupuncture

Mental Health

In secret meeting, Philly-area seniors discuss ‘rational suicide’

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Men's Health

Learn to manage stress – because there’s no winding down

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Senior Health

Antidepressants among common medications tied to increased dementia risk

Antidepressants among common drugs linked to dementia


Common antidepressant drug tied to increased risk of falls in elderly adults

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Senior Health

Health care providers and agencies aren't reporting elder abuse, report finds

Elder abuse Office of Inspector General

Senior Health

Pennsylvania receives 'F' grade for nursing home facilities, new report says

Pennsylvania worst nursing homes ranked

Senior Health

Philadelphia is home to six of the worst nursing homes in the U.S.

Worst nursing homes Philadelphia

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