Age-Friendly Funding Alert: MetroCommon 2050 Outreach Mini-Grant Program
At a previous meeting of the Healthy Aging Collaborative's Advisory Council, the Metropolitan Area Planning Council presented background on the Greater Boston region's...
4 days ago - Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative - 3 articles
Tufts Health Plan Foundation Awards Nearly $1.9 Million to Support Healthy Aging
Tufts Health Plan Foundation today announced new community investments reflecting a commitment to a community approach for making our cities and towns great places to grow up...
6 days ago - Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative
Age-Friendly Funding Opportunity: Innovation for the Well Being of Older Adults Mini-Grants
This week, Central Mass Area on Aging in collaboration with the Worcester County Reserve Deputy Association hosted the 21st Annual ElderCare 2019 event. As a result of their...
11 days ago - Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative - 6 articles
Judge Rules That Missouri's Last Abortion Clinic Must Remain Open for Now
A judge granted Planned Parenthood of St. Louis a preliminary injunction on Monday, allowing Missouri's only abortion clinic to remain open for the time being. The ruling...
13 days ago - Time
Honoring Choices MA Supports Age- and Dementia Friendly Communities
More than 1,000 Honoring Choices partners and Health Care Planning Ambassadors are working in their local communities to help adults make a personal health care plan and get...
17 days ago - Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative - 2 articles
Join Tufts Health Plan Foundation for Info Session on Policy and Advocacy Grants
Tufts Health Plan Foundation is offering an online information session on Wednesday, June 19. The session is open to community organizations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New...
20 days ago - Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative
VIDEO: Plan a dry eye strategy before cataract surgery
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. - At the Kiawah Eye meeting here, John A. Hovanesian, MD, discusses diagnosis and treatment strategies for dry eye before cataract surgery in light of new...
21 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Mired in medical debt? Federal plan would update overdue-bill collection methods
Elham Mirshafiei was at the library cramming for final exams during her senior year at California State University-Long Beach when she grew nauseated and started vomiting...
24 days ago - News Medical
Age-Friendly Funding Alert: MassMobility and Community Transit
Whether urban, rural or subruban, transportation is raised as a key issue and concern in communities of all sizes. The Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative is fortunate to...
25 days ago - Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative - 2 articles
FDA partially lifts clinical hold for Adverum's wet AMD gene therapy
The FDA has partially lifted the clinical hold on Adverum Biotechnologies' wet age-related macular degeneration gene therapy treatment candidate ADVM-022, allowing a phase 1...
1 month ago - Healio
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Can Diet Treat Chronic Pain?
Whether it's the aches and pain of osteoarthritis, chronic back pain, or an old sports injury, many people fight a battle with chronic pain. According to the Centers for...
Alzheimer's Family History Risk may Show as Memory Deficit Even for Those in...
Those with a family history of Alzheimer's disease, and who are younger than 65, on average do not perform as well as their peers who do not have a family history of...
Zimmer Biomet announces new chief financial officer
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. recently announced that Suketu “Suky” Upadhyay has been appointed to executive vice president and chief financial officer of the company as Daniel...
Scientists discover new drug target for chemically induced Parkinson's disease
More than three decades ago, scientists discovered that a chemical found in a synthetic opioid, MPTP, induced the onset of a form of Parkinson's disease.
Hypertension treatment may slow down Alzheimer's progression
New research finds that nilvadipine, a drug doctors commonly use to treat high blood pressure, increases the blood flow to the brain's hippocampus.
Comparing RT Schedules in Prostate Ca
Ultra-hypofractionation vs conventional approach for intermediate-risk disease
Elderly Women With Osteoporosis: to Treat or Not to Treat?
Mortality, fracture risk much more probable in osteoporosis
Five ways to help keep senior citizens safe during summer
Not everyone is aware that summer weather and activities may be challenging for older adults. Senior citizens react differently to hot weather than younger people.