Senior Living: A retirement wake-up call
The coronavirus pandemic has given us all time to think and provided a forced slowdown and a “pre-retirement” wake-up call. As you do your part in “social distancing,” those of...
1 month ago - National Post
My Stepfather Is Fighting For His Life With COVID-19
My mother met James Lee at Lenox House Senior Center. She was 68, he was a mere 67. My mom was long divorced , going broke, living in the East Side rent-controlled apartment in...
1 month ago - Scary Mommy
Routine is important for seniors with dementia during coronavirus pandemic
Dr. Rosemary Laird, who specializes in cases of Alzheimer's and dementia, is answering more and more of these types of phone calls. The adult child or spouse of a patient is...
1 month ago - Orlando Sentinel
Most State Child Care Centers Close Today
For the latest on the outbreak in Massachusetts, WBUR senior business reporter Callum Borchers joined Morning Edition host Bob Oakes.
2 monthes ago - CommonHealth Wbur
Australian Official Diagnosed With COVID-19 Days After Meeting Ivanka Trump
A senior Australian government minister who met White House officials including Ivanka Trump in Washington last week has been diagnosed with the coronavirus. Minister for Home...
2 monthes ago - Time - 2 articles
Women who have children and those who breastfeed 'have lower risk of early menopause'
Scientists at the University of Massachusetts found these women were at a 32% lower risk than mothers who had one child and bottle fed them after a month. More than 108,000...
4 monthes ago - Daily Mail - 2 articles
12th-grade binge drinking predicts risky driving in early adulthood
Binge drinking during senior year in high school is a predictor of risky alcohol-related behaviors in early adulthood - like driving while impaired or riding with an impaired...
4 monthes ago - Healio
Baker Administration Proclaims November 2019 as Family Caregivers Month
In support of the more than 844,000 Massachusetts residents who provide frequent or daily care to their family members, the Baker-Polito Administration has proclaimed November...
6 monthes ago - Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative
The impact of mother-child dyad dietary intervention using the transtheoretical model on bone mineral density in Japanese female adolescents
Peak bone mass, an important determinant of osteoporosis risk, is reached during adolescence. We evaluated the impact of mother-child dyad dietary intervention using the...
7 monthes ago - Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Teen honors fallen Army father in 'sweet and sad' senior photos
Julia Yllescas lost her father as a child. She's now paying tribute to him in beautiful way.
9 monthes ago - NBC News
The headlines of Master Doctor
‘It's Getting Worse.' Nursing Home Workers Confront Risks in Facilities...
Days before she tested positive for COVID-19 in early April, Tanya Beckford was already worried about dying because of the conditions in the Connecticut nursing home where she...
Prostate Cancer Drug Could Be 'Game Changing'
For men with advanced prostate cancer, a new hormone therapy pill works better than standard injections - and carries a much lower risk of heart attack or stroke.
Nilotinib Affects Biomarkers in Alzheimer's Disease: Trial
Nilotinib appears safe, well tolerated and affects biomarkers in Alzheimer's disease, according to the results of a clinical trial.
7-Year-Old Stages Adorable ‘Mini Prom' After His Babysitter's Dance Was Canceled
This is the most adorable socially distanced prom ever As seniors deal with missed milestones like proms, sports, and graduations , one very thoughtful seven-year-old decided...
Sugars Help In Accurate Test For Prostate Cancer
Using complex sugars to detect prostate cancer earlier and with greater accuracy is being developed by researchers.
How toxic protein spreads in Alzheimer's disease
Toxic versions of the protein tau are believed to cause death of neurons of the brain in Alzheimer's disease. A new study shows that the spread of toxic tau in the human brain...
This 7 year old threw the sweetest backyard prom for his nanny
When the pandemic canceled his nanny's senior prom, Curtis Rogers took matters into his own hands.
Metformin Linked to Better Motor Function in Parkinson's
Patients with Parkinson's disease and diabetes treated with metformin experience better motor and nonmotor function than those not receiving the antihyperglycemic agent, pilot...
Q&A: Sun protection key in anti-aging, cancer prevention for skin of color
Skin protection is important for reducing the risk for cancers, as well as for anti-aging and cosmetic reasons, in people of all complexions. However, many people of color...
Things To Expect In A Senior Living Facility
HealthStatus Things To Expect In A Senior Living Facility Senior living facilities, also referred to as assisted living facilities, adult congregate care, and residence, are...