In-Home Services Coming for Seniors With Private Medicare Advantage Plans
Title: In-Home Services Coming for Seniors With Private Medicare Advantage Plans Category: Health News Created: 11/12/2018 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 11/12/2018 12:00:00 AM
1 day ago - MedicineNet - 4 articles
Age-Friendly Funding Opportunity: MassDOT Support Opportunity for Regional Transit Authorities
MassDOT has announced it is now accepting applications from Regional Transit Authorities for additional funding in Fiscal Year 2019, totaling $4 million, to implement best...
5 days ago - Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative
VIDEO: Kala readies to launch Inveltys for cataract surgery
CHICAGO - At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit at AAO, Mark Iwicki, chairman and CEO of Kala Pharmaceuticals, discusses the company's plans to launch Inveltys (loteprednol...
6 days ago - Healio
MassTrails Program Launched at MassDOT ‘Moving Together' Conference
MassTrails seeks to expand and connect the Commonwealth's networks of off-road, shared-use pathways and recreational trails for all users across Massachusetts by providing...
6 days ago - Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative
98% of CCaH members avoid assisted living. Here's why
Retirees choose continuing care at home memberships for a variety of reasons, but this deciding factor is front and center for every one of them: it protects their money from...
7 days ago - Sun Health Senior Living
MAPC Technical Assistance Program and Invitation to Join ‘MetroCommon' Advisory Group
The Metropolitan Area Planning Council is soliciting ideas for individual community-specific projects and for multi-community projects that will commence in 2018. This presents...
13 days ago - Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative
Aubrey de Grey: Don't Make Peace with Aging; Anti-Aging Isn't Science Fiction
Aging Process Renowned researcher Aubrey de Grey, PhD, has a few things to say about the aging process. “It is no longer acceptable to make your peace with aging.” “The fact is...
21 days ago - The Life Extension
Prostate radiotherapy improves survival in men with low burden of metastatic disease
Radiotherapy to the prostate improves overall survival in men newly diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer who have a low metastatic disease burden but not in those with...
23 days ago - News Medical - 6 articles
Age-Friendly Funding Alert: MCC Cultural Facilities Fund
Having access to arts and cultural opportunities is an important part of communities and regions being healthy and engaging places for people of all ages. The Cultural...
27 days ago - Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative
What is the average age for COPD?
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease normally affects people over 40, but it can also occur in younger people. People who smoke heavily or work in environments with high...
29 days ago - Medical News Today
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Hope for Parkinson's patients as scientists discover how to destroy toxic...
Researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington DC have discovered blocking a certain protein in the brain can clear away nerve damaging build-ups.
Study: Pycnogenol supplementation may help older men manage enlarged prostate
Researchers in Italy suggest that supplementation with French Maritime Pine extract may help manage benign prostatic hypertrophy, also known as enlarged prostate.
Compounds to Protect Against Aging Diseases Like Alzheimer's
Alzheimer's drug candidates called geroneuroprotectors were identified to have various anti-aging properties.
Secondary Cataract: Lens Cells from Previous Cataract Surgery Could be a Cause
Clouded natural lens cells left over from the first cataract surgery can lead to the formation of secondary cataract. In this disease, secondary scars start forming in the eye.
Probiotics Increase Bone Density in Healthy Mice
Small-scale studies in patients with osteoporosis have reported positive results from dietary supplementation with probiotics.
Desert ginseng found to protect against premature ovarian failure in...
Menopause is a natural event in the life of a woman in which the reproductive system starts to “shut down,” when the menstruation cycle ceases. Because of the side effects that...
It Takes the Former Global Senior Director of the Gatorade Sports Science...
I caught this video a week or so ago. It features one of the world's most prominent sports nutrition scientists, Asker Jeukendrup, answering the question, "What is the shortest...
Infectious Theory of Alzheimer Disease Draws Fresh Interest
More and more research supports the theory that Alzheimer disease, at least in some cases, may be caused by an early-life infection. Medscape Neurology
Surgical menopause leads to more disrupted sleep than natural menopause
With insomnia being a common symptom of menopause, research has shown that women who undergo surgical menopause are at an increased risk of insomnia compared with women who go...
Sleep quality found to be worse for women who undergo surgical menopause
Insomnia is one of the most common symptoms of menopause, with nearly 20% of postmenopausal women reporting sleep disturbances.