While Alzheimer’s disease is most common among folks 65 and older, its effects are being felt more and more by young people. In fact, one in six millennial caregivers—at an average age of 27—is caring for someone living with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, according to a recent report.
Oral health is now recognized as an essential element of overall health in our rapidly growing older adult population. Learn why and how to help promote it.Read
Discover the needs of tribal elders in our interview with Honorary and Traditional Chief of the Jicarilla Apache Tribe Reynard Faber.Read
Fall’s cooler temps means a respite from summer heat, but it also means a greater chance of getting sick. Learn what 4 vaccines you should talk to your doctor about today, and how Medicare will cover the costs.Read
Caring for a parent or loved one as they age is never simple. Here are 4 resources that can help you prepare for the most overwhelming emergencies.Read
Most older adults who fall outdoors are healthier, more physically active, and take fewer medications than those who fall indoors. Use this simple checklist in your day-to-day activities to identify and take steps to overcome the falls risks in your community.Read