Quality of Life and Seniors: Here’s What You Can Do

“Quality of life” is one of those buzzwords we’ve seen thrown around a lot. Nowadays, we’re living longer and longer, and quality of life has become a huge concern for seniors. But what does it actually mean? It’s a subjective term that’s hard to pin down or even accurately measure. A good starting definition may be…

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Sleep is Still Important as You Age

If you’re aging, you may be getting less sleep. It becomes harder to fall asleep, and you might be waking up more often during the night. In fact, studies indicate that 13% of men and 36% of women over age 65 take more than 30 minutes to fall asleep. There are many causes for difficulty…

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Alzheimer’s Cure Just Around The Corner? Yes, Maybe

An Alzheimer’s cure is expected to be ready by 2025 and perhaps even by 2020, two years from now. However, the U.S. healthcare system may not be prepared if that happens, according to a new study by the RAND Corp. RAND found that more dementia specialists are needed to diagnose early Alzheimer’s and confirm that patients are…

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Hearing Loss And Dementia, Which One Is The Trigger?

Research has identified a correlation between hearing loss and dementia.  Results demonstrated a direct effect of sound loss to increase senior hospitalizations, declining physical health, and memory loss. One in three people age 65 years and older suffer from hearing loss. Watch:   Hearing Solutions In the Senior living industry, residents with this loss display…

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