Ways Seniors Can Enhance Their Mental Health
While many seniors have good mental health some are at risk of developing mental disorders. The World Health Organization says, “Approximately 15% of adults aged 60 and over...
3 days ago - Active Beat - 2 articles
Culture Rx Pilot Shows Promise in Improving Health, Reducing Social Isolation
This month, the Public Health Institute of Western Massachusetts released its findings from Phase I of the Social Prescription Pilot Program , which launched in January 2020 in...
16 days ago - Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative
Please Explain podcast: the biggest economic contraction since Great Depression
National editor Tory Maguire joins senior economics correspondent Shane Wright to discuss the government's attempts to mitigate the financial impact of the coronavirus recession.
24 days ago - Sydney Morning Herald
Caring for newly diagnosed dementia patients associated with increase in depressive symptoms
Caring for a partner or spouse with a new diagnosis of Alzheimer's or related dementia is associated with a 30% increase in depressive symptoms, compared to older adults who...
24 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Depression worsens over time for older caregivers of newly diagnosed dementia patients
Caring for a partner or spouse with a new diagnosis of Alzheimer's or related dementia is associated with a 30 percent increase in depressive symptoms, compared to older adults...
24 days ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Depression in Seniors: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Depression is often talked about for the younger generations including Millennials, as it's on the rise. But it can hit seniors just as hard - and in some cases, even harder...
1 month ago - Active Beat
Nearly 40% of postmenopausal women may have depressive symptoms
Risk factors for postmenopausal depressive symptoms included being unpartnered, consuming alcohol, requiring chronic medication and having many children, according to results...
1 month ago - Healio
Alzheimer's Disease May Affect Sleep Patterns
Although Alzheimer's disease can affect sleep patterns, disturbed sleep does not cause AD, new research suggests. There was also no apparent causal relationship between...
1 month ago - Medscape
Healthy Diets Inversely Linked to Early Parkinson's Symptoms
Adherence to a healthy eating pattern like the Mediterranean diet is inversely linked to prodromal features of Parkinson's disease, including constipation and depressive...
1 month ago - Medscape
Can a Healthy Diet Prolong the Onset of Parkinson's Disease?
High adherence to a healthy diet rich in legumes, vegetables, and nuts lower the risk of having three or more symptoms that precede Parkinson's disease. Some preceding symptoms...
1 month ago - Medindia Health
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